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McCarthy Elected House Speaker After Historic 15th Round Battle With GOP Holdouts

McCarthy finally secures leadership on the 15th ballot battle with GOP holdouts capped off by a dramatic scene on the house floor

After a dramatic five days of long drawn-out fight consisting of 15 rounds of ballot voting, House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) finally achieved his longtime goal of clinching the speakership in the midnight hour on Saturday, capping off a historic spectacle that hasn’t seen a battle for the gavel in over 100 years.

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