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Tracker: See the Republicans who were nominated for House speaker

The House of Representatives has chosen its next speaker, Representative Mike Johnson of Louisiana. The Republican majority went through a number of candidates in an effort to pick a leader who could win a vote on the House floor since former House speaker Kevin McCarthy was ousted on Oct. 3.

Here’s a look at the various candidates and how they fared in their efforts for the speakership.


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