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Kevin McCarthy elected as House speaker, ending four-day leadership standoff

Kevin McCarthy finally won the House speakership after 15 rounds of voting, a win that would allow the chamber to finally swear in lawmakers and legislate.

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Kevin McCarthy elected as House speaker, ending four-day leadership standoff
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    New Congress live updates: McCarthy finally wins speakership, ending gridlock in the House

    New Congress live updates: McCarthy finally wins speakership, ending gridlock in the House

    He's in a showdown with Republican hardliners. Republicans are facing a leadership drama as they take control of the House Tuesday. As the 118th …

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