Kevin McCarthy wins House Speakership
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - After a historic 15th vote Republican Kevin McCarthy wins the House speaker race early Saturday morning.
This comes after more than four days of chaotic voting.
McCarthy flipped more than a dozen conservative holdouts to supporters, leaving him just a few shy votes of seizing the gavel for the new Congress.
The last few Republican holdouts voted present, dropping the tally McCarthy needed to win.
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