Jim Jordan throws his hat in the ring for Speaker

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2023
From The Center

The House this week is in an unprecedented position.

Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday became the first Speaker in history to be ousted from his position, throwing the chamber into chaos — and its second wild Speakership race is less than a year.

The jockeying has already begun for the top spot. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Wednesday announced he would seek the Speakership.

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