Jim Jordan

U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-South Dakota, arrives at a House Republican candidates forum where congressmen who were running for speaker of the House presented their platforms in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Oct. 23, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dusty Johnson wrong about Jordan, right about Republicans

BY: - October 26, 2023

Let’s give Rep. Dusty Johnson the benefit of the doubt, and excuse him for delivering a nominating speech for Rep. Jim Jordan during Jordan’s quest to become the speaker of the House. With the way the world is right now, it’s easy to believe that Johnson thought it best to get someone, anyone, elected.  As […]

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, right, talks to Speaker Pro Tempore Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., as the House of Representatives prepares to hold a vote on a new speaker of the House at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 18, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Jordan’s bid to become speaker fell short a second time. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House stalled again after rejecting Jim Jordan as speaker a second time

BY: and - October 18, 2023

WASHINGTON — Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan in his second bid for U.S. House speaker on Wednesday failed to win enough support from his fellow Republicans, leaving the party deadlocked with no clear path to govern the chamber. Jordan’s 200 votes on a first ballot on Tuesday dropped Wednesday to 199, a signal from centrist Republicans […]

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, walks to the House chambers ahead of a planned vote for Speaker of the House in the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 17, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jordan fails in bid for House speaker; SD’s Johnson hopes holdouts will flip

BY: , and - October 17, 2023

UPDATED 6:45 p.m. Central, 10/17/23 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House rejected Ohio’s Jim Jordan as a candidate for speaker on Tuesday, though he vowed to secure the votes needed in the days ahead. Jordan’s decision to try to rally roughly 20 holdouts to his side leaves the House frozen, unable to take up legislation to […]

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks to reporters as House Republicans hold a caucus meeting at the Longworth House Office Building on Oct. 13, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jordan latest speaker nominee after SD’s Johnson delivers nominating speech

BY: , and - October 13, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on Friday put forward their second nominee this week for speaker, though lawmakers departed Capitol Hill for the weekend without unifying enough to hold a floor vote and with a highly uncertain outcome when they return. Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan won the conference nomination in a closed meeting, defeating […]