House Republicans Circle the Wagons Around Scalise

The Louisiana Republican appears to have survived a politically tumultuous 48 hours.

Representative Steve Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, right, speaks during a news conference while House Speaker John Boehner listens, following a House leadership election on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

With a rush of Republicans coming to the defense of Steve Scalise, the Louisianan appears to have saved his position as the No. 3 spot in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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