First, Paul Ryan likes Rage Against the Machine, long embroiled in a four-way competition with Creed, Hootie & the Blowfish, and Dave Matthews for the title of “Worst Band of All Time.” Saying that you “like” Rage is tantamount to admitting that you are a total dork; it pretty much confirms that some point in the ’90s your main interests were Surge, Twister, and real-time strategy games.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wisc.) was elected Speaker of the House Thursday after outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) delivered his farewell remarks on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wisc.) secured enough votes Wednesday from the Republican conference to win the nomination for Speaker of the House.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) dropped out of the race for speaker of the House Thursday just as the Republican conference met to vote for John Boehner’s (R., Ohio) replacement.