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Race for the gavel

CQ Budget, Episode No. 294

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is seen in a House Republican Conference speaker election meeting after he was voted the party’s nominee for speaker Friday.
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is seen in a House Republican Conference speaker election meeting after he was voted the party’s nominee for speaker Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Divisions among the Republican conference have left the House without a speaker for two weeks. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Laura Weiss and Aidan Quigley dissect the battle for the speaker’s gavel and what it means for the appropriations process and tax policy.

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