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.
Ed O'Keefe and Wesley Lowery
The votes aren’t there in the House. At least not yet.
(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)
Though facing long odds, congressman sees effort as both necessary and courageous.
As the candidates jockey for support, others worry that an ideological fight could consume the party.
After Cantor’s fall, tea party Republicans thought they had the insider track, but they lacked a plan.
Eric Cantor’s loss set off a melee.
Robert Costa and Wesley Lowery
Thursday’s leadership election has reopened a rift between factions of the House Republican Conference.