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Indian American lawmaker tweets in support of Rahul Gandhi: 'deep betrayal of…'

Lok Sabha Secretariat issued a notification that Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification was effective from March 23, the same day a lower court in Gujarat had found him guilty of making a disparaging remark over Modi’s surname.

Indian American lawmaker Ro Khanna (Left) and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
Published on Mar 24, 2023 10:04 PM IST

McCarthy’s election as US speaker opens period of dysfunctional legislature

The nature of Kevin McCarthy’s election and now the new House rules both reflect the divisions and dysfunctionality in today’s Republican Party and broader American politics — and will deepen it further.

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference in Statuary Hall at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday.(AP)
Updated on Jan 16, 2023 03:46 PM IST
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Kevin McCarthy clinches votes in 15th ballot to become US House speaker

McCarthy, a California Republican, prevailed after days of intense negotiations and a series of humiliating defeats. He had to surrender considerable authority, promising to back procedural changes empowering dissidents, including the ability to let a single Republican force a House vote on ousting him as speaker.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, waves after voting for himself in the 15th round of voting in the House chamber.(AP)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 11:07 AM IST
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Republican McCarthy again falls short in US House vote but says victory near

The California lawmaker said he believed victory was close, and the chamber voted to reconvene at 10 p.m. ET (0300 GMT Saturday). McCarthy claimed that the standoff within his party would come to an end then.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, reacts during the 12th round of voting for speaker in the House chamber as the House meets for the fourth day to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington. (AP File)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 08:20 AM IST
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Nancy Pelosi to step down as top Democrat after Republicans take US House

Republicans secured a slim majority in the House in last week's midterm elections while Democrats retained control of the Senate.

Nancy Pelosi.(AP)
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 11:33 PM IST
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