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Tag Archives: House Speaker Elections

House Republicans pick a new Speaker at last: Ultra MAGA Congressman Mike Johnson

Excerpt: The vote to elect Johnson, who is a devoted soldier for Donald Trump, was unanimous among Republicans, with all 220 Republicans who voted backing his candidacy. He is the first speaker in U.S. history from Louisiana.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bowing to reality and a vote of no confidence, Jim Jordan ends his bid for Speaker

Excerpt: Jordan had already been experiencing negative momentum between those floor votes, with several Republicans pulling their support and leaving him well short of the threshold of a majority of representatives present and voting he needed to win.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Republicans remain paralyzed and speaker-less over a week after McCarthy’s ouster

Excerpt: The turmoil of House Republicans, divided by factions and feuds, shows a party unable to govern at a time when America’s commitments are vitally needed abroad while at home, another government shutdown looms in just five weeks.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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