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Illinois representatives react to historic stalemate in House speaker vote

Posted on AllSides January 4th, 2023
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CHICAGO (CBS) – The standoff on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives continued on Wednesday as Republicans failed for a fourth, fifth and sixth time to rally around Rep. Kevin McCarthy for speaker. The House is adjourned until 7 p.m. Chicago time. So how did we get here? Republicans have a slim majority in the House. About six GOP lawmakers are considered "never Kevin." They want someone more conservative. More than a dozen others are on the fence. The nominations kept coming, and votes did too, but round...

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