This One Goes To 11, Thursday’s Voting Ends For The Night

As has been the pattern for the third straight day, the House adjourns, at behest of Republicans, after failing after several rounds of voting, to elect a speaker.

  • GOP Congressman Kevin McCarthy continued to come up about 17 votes short of winning the speakership.
  • The California Republican continue to try to cut deals with about 20 of his conference’s most conservative members to try to get their votes.
  • McCarthy, who led House Republicans before they won control of the chamber in November, was reportedly working on more deals Thursday night, but so far none of them has significantly, if at all, improved his vote tally.
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