READ IN: Monday, June 16, 2014: U.S. evacuating embassy in Baghdad, Biden to convene immigration meeting in Guatemala, Senate returns for Approps season, and the latest intel on the House GOP leadership races

U.S. evacuating embassy in Baghdad, Biden to convene immigration meeting in Guatemala, Senate returns for Approps season, and the latest intel on the House GOP leadership races.

The Senate is going to pass an unemployment insurance extension. The House is unimpressed.

The votes aren’t there in the House. At least not yet.

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For Rep. Raúl Labrador, running for House leadership position is a noble effort

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

Though facing long odds, congressman sees effort as both necessary and courageous.

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For tea party, Republican whip race is best shot at House leadership role

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

As the candidates jockey for support, others worry that an ideological fight could consume the party.

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For tea party Republicans, House leadership hopes turn into disappointment

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

After Cantor’s fall, tea party Republicans thought they had the insider track, but they lacked a plan.

What’s changed in the Republican party in the last 9 days. And what hasn’t.

Eric Cantor’s loss set off a melee.

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Three-way contest for House majority whip keeps Capitol buzzing

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

Thursday’s leadership election has reopened a rift between factions of the House Republican Conference.