October 11, 2023

Why the House Still Doesn’t Have a Speaker

by The Journal

The U.S. House of Representatives has been without a Speaker for more than a week. Now, Republicans say that they have a nominee for the position. WSJ’s Katy Stech Ferek describes the recent chaos, why Republicans appear to have rallied around Steve Scalise and what happens next.

Further Reading:

-Republicans Nominate Steve Scalise for House Speaker Over Jim Jordan 

-Could Steve Scalise Quell the House GOP Revolt to Become Speaker? 

Further Listening: 

-The Fight Over the Speaker of the House 

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