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House Holds 15th Round of Voting for Speaker

The Wall Street Journal · 01/06/2023 23:54

By Eliza Collins

A fifteenth round of voting is now taking place. GOP Rep. Bruce Westerman of Arkansas nominated Kevin McCarthy.

"The eyes of the world, the eyes of America are on this body right now, what America needs, what this body needs is a lot less talk and a lot more action," he said.

Rep. Dean Phillips (D., Minn.) started off his nominating speech for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D., N.Y.) by saying "wow."

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