U.S. House Majority Leader
Texas Rep. Pete Sessions is dropping his bid for majority leader, clearing the field for California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to secure the No. 2 job in the House.
Texas Republicans Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling both have their eye on the soon-to-be open House Majority Leader position. Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he will resign his leadership post at the end of next month.
The overturned conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will be reviewed by the highest criminal court in Texas.
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay – is waiting to learn his legal fate since being convicted nearly two years ago for his role in a scheme to influence Texas elections – is praying for vindication but also preparing for the possibility of imprisonment.