House leaves town with no way forward on a speaker

3:01 pm Oct. 9, 2015

WASHINGTON — Like many professionals these days, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins is tethered to his job by technology. And the Gainesville Republican will be burning up smartphone batteries from Georgia next week as the House

Lynn Westmoreland ‘considering’ a run for House speaker

3:35 pm Oct. 8, 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland is weighing a run for House Speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision today to withdraw his candidacy.

In a Georgia Republican delegation meeting shortly after McCarthy’s