{FD} Ryan indicates he’ll stay speaker through year’s end, despite rumblings about faster transition

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he’ll remain the top Republican in the GOP-controlled chamber until retiring in January, despite calls for a fast leadership transition and concerns from within his caucus about a dragged-out process hurting the party in the November midterms.

{FD} AUMF: What to know about the debate over military authorization

The resolution, in part, allows for the president to use “all necessary and appropriate forces against” the terrorists who committed or aided in the 9/11 attacks – particularly, Al Qaeda and the Taliban.

{FD} House fails to pass constitutional balanced budget amendment

The House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment to the Constitution that would require a balanced budget, following a damning Congressional Budget Office report that said the tax reform law and the omnibus spending package would push the deficit to just under $1 trillion in 2019.

{FD} House to vote on balanced budget amendment

House Republicans are pushing for the passage of a balanced budget amendment Thursday, following a damning Congressional Budget Office report that said the tax reform law and the omnibus package would push the deficit to just under $1 trillion in 2019.