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Republicans meet as speaker vote looms

House Republicans are gathered right now to hear from Majority Leader Steve Scalise and Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) in a candidate forum for who will be the next speaker.

This is a pivotal session. The House Republican Conference is scheduled to vote Wednesday morning on their choice of Jordan or Scalise.

House Republican Conference aides forced lawmakers and staffers to leave their cell phones outside the room tonight. But here are some details.

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