After Kevin McCarthy's election as speaker, Congress looks ahead

January 8, 2023 - 8:00am EST
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After fifteen rounds of voting, House Republicans finally got Kevin McCarthy as their House Speaker. We look at what that means moving forward, in taking on the work that Congress must undertake.

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