Boehner spokesman Brendan Buck departing for AHIP

Brendan Buck will serve as lead spokesman for an association representing health insurers.


McCarthy consolidating support for House majority leader as race for whip intensifies

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

With Californian expected to replace Cantor, race for job of House whip is open and unpredictable.


Kevin McCarthy moving quickly in race to succeed Eric Cantor

(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Relying on allies, the House whip is asserting momentum and hoping to seal the deal quickly.