It may take changes in the broader political environment for House Republicans to be able to rebuild their collective authority and act as a cohesive and effective legislative party.


In an apparent trend, Byron Donalds is the latest Republican running for Speaker of the House who has a checkered past.


Here are three of the most revealing elements of the ongoing speaker kerfuffle, and how political science can help people understand them.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee wants people to believe that nothing would be more "embarrassing" for Republicans than Hakeem Jeffries as House Speaker.

Rep. Pete Aguilar nominated Hakeem Jeffries for Speaker of the House by ripping Jim Jordan, Republicans' nominee for the powerful position.

There's a movement to make Democrat Hakeem Jeffries Speaker of the Republican-led House.