By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

US House in chaos after Kevin McCarthy loses speaker votes

By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

On a day of political drama not seen in Congress for a century, Republican leader Kevin McCarthy repeatedly failed in his bid to be elected Speaker of the US House of Representatives.

By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

The House adjourned without a speaker on Tuesday night - the first time since 1923 they had failed to choose a leader after a first round vote.

By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

The start of a new Congress was supposed to be a victory lap for the Republican Party as it took control of the lower chamber following November's elections.

By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

Instead, Mr McCarthy faced a rebellion from within his own ranks and made history for all the wrong reasons.

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

Kevin McCarthy has not made friends with certain segments of the caucus for a while, he's made a lot of enemies," said one Republican lobbyist

By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

Kevin McCarthy has not made friends with certain segments of the caucus for a while, he's made a lot of enemies," said one Republican lobbyist

By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

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By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020