McCarthy flips GOP holdouts as his campaign for U.S. House speaker gathers speed

By: and - January 6, 2023 5:22 pm

Kevin McCarthy, pictured here in July, said after the vote to adjourn that the ongoing disagreement over whether he should become speaker is actually good for the House GOP Conference. (Drew Angerer | Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
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Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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