Washington Insider Picks 2015's Winners And Losers In Politics

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ginni Thomas

One congressman gets high praise

Paul Ryan Wants New ISIS War Authorization, But Republicans Just Don't Trust Obama

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Ryan speaks at the SALT conference in Las Vegas

‘In a perfect world, on paper, I’m all for it’

Defending The House Freedom Caucus

Opinion | Adam Brandon
U.S. Representative Labrador talks to the media about Representative Ryan after the House Freedom Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington

What we need to keep in mind is that there are many other battles looming.

Group Of House Conservatives Chooses Its Leader

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
Rep. Jim Jordan

‘We are giving a voice to countless Americans who feel that Washington does not represent them’

Kevin Brady Beats Pat Tiberi In Race For Most Powerful House Gavel

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (L) and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (R) question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (not pictured) at the Joint Economic Committee hearings in Washington May 22, 2013. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘I’m a pro-growth conservative’

To Win, Republicans Must Use Story Not Stats

Opinion | Joy Overbeck
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan leaves after the Republican candidate forum on Capitol Hill in Washington

The Democrats know stories are their most powerful weapon in connecting emotionally with voters.

Boehner, In Exit Interview, Says It's Nearly Impossible To Shrink Government

Politics | Steve Guest

Boehner reflects on his time as speaker of the House

Texas Republican Sam Johnson Set To Serve As Interim Chairman Of Ways And Means Committee

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
Rep. Sam Johnson

Ryan resigned the position after being elected speaker of the House Thursday.

Watch Nancy Pelosi Make John Boehner Cry One Last Time

Politics | Christian Datoc

Teary-eyed swan song

Speaker Paul Ryan: 'The House Is Broken. We Are Not Solving Problems'

Politics | Alex Pappas
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) departs following a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We are wiping the slate clean’

Paul Ryan Elected Speaker Of The House

Politics | Steve Guest

Ryan will be the 54th Speaker of the House

House Passes Sweeping Budget Deal, Angering Conservatives

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) delivers his remarks before signing H.R. 1735, "The National Defense Authorization Act," on Capitol Hill in Washington October 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘More trick than treat’

Republicans Elect Paul Ryan As Nominee For House Speaker

Politics | Alex Pappas

Ryan’s path has been messy

CBO: Budget Deal Falls Short By $14B To Offset Costs

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a luncheon for bi-partisan Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2014. From L-R are Speaker of the House John Boehner, Obama, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DAR5

‘It represents the very worst of Washington’

House Freedom Caucus Member On Proposed Budget: 'There's Nothing About It That Is Good'

Politics | Steve Guest

Blames John Boehner and gives Paul Ryan a pass on the deal

Paul Ryan Promises Not To Touch Immigration As Speaker

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) gestures as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington October 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

‘No comprehensive immigration reform under this president’

White House, Congress Strike Deal On Budget And Debt Ceiling

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner listens as President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting of Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing

The deal was struck just before midnight Monday evening.

Jeff Sessions Worried About Boehner-Obama Deal Being Rammed Through Congress

Politics | Alex Pappas
U.S. House Speaker Boehner publicly announces his resignation during news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Boehner released details of deal with Obama on Tuesday

Budget Negotiations Continue, Lawmakers Close To Striking A Deal

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a luncheon for bi-partisan Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2014. From L-R are Speaker of the House John Boehner, Obama, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DAR5

A budget deal may be struck before House Speaker John Boehner’s departure Friday.

Paul Ryan Officially Announces Run For Speaker Of The House

Politics | Alex Pappas
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) smiles at a news conference on Capitol Hill

‘I never thought I’d be speaker’