Speaker Transition Doesn’t Put K Street Off-Kilter

It’s steady as she goes around K Street despite the surprise resignation of House Speaker John Boehner from Congress. Several lobbyists and law firm leaders Friday afternoon indicated they’re already thinking through a transition of power to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Others said they felt unaffected by leadership turmoil.

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Speaker Transition Doesn’t Put K Street Off-Kilter

Pope Francis Calls For Abolition of Death Penalty as Justices Watch

In a speech before a joint session of Congress, Pope Francis on Thursday called for the abolition of the death penalty, urged compassion for immigrants and refugees, and sounded the alarm on climate change. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor attended the address.

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Pope Francis Calls For Abolition of Death Penalty as Justices Watch