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Kevin Up — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week ending Dec. 8, 2023

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, who in October became the first House speaker to be ousted from the position, announced Wednesday that he will leave Congress at the end of the year. So we thought we’d take a look back at his brief and tumultuous tenure as speaker. Among other highlights: TV detectives get shoutouts on the House floor during debate over Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s censure, Sen. Joni Ernst presents her “naughty list” and more.

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