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October 17, 2023

Jordan delays second speaker vote

Jim Jordan

Following a disastrous first vote on the House floor, Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has delayed a second vote on his candidacy for speaker until 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Jordan had a rough, rough day. After 20 Republicans voted against him, Jordan has had difficulty shrinking his opposition, sources involved in the whip operation told us.

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