Congress

Exit McCarthy, Enter Anarchy

There's no rulebook for what comes next in the House.

Three down. Next?

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Yikes! With Kevin McCarthy's last-minute exit from the contest for speaker, there is no obvious next-in-line. House Freedom Caucus members -- and remember the membership list is a secret -- keep threatening to vote against their own party’s choice on the House floor. At least one report said McCarthy didn't think he had 218 votes to win.

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