Rachel Maddow Explains What Could Happen In Speaker Debacle

Rachel Maddow had a laugh or two at Republicans in Congress, who can’t seem to get their act together. John Boehner announced that he is retiring from his position as speaker of the house last month, leaving a vacant position…

Thomas S. Foley, Former House Speaker, Has Died

Thomas S. Foley, the 57th Speaker of the House who won the seat after Jim Wright was accused of ethics violations, died on Friday from complications related to a stroke he suffered last year. He was 84 years old. Foley,…

Nancy Pelosi Won’t Be Speaker Again

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has announced that she will not be Speaker of the House again. However the 73-year-old says she will run again for her seat.In an interview published Friday in the National Journal, an inside-Washington magazine, Pelosi…