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October 16, 2023

Jordan inches toward the speakership

Rep. Jim Jordan walks down the hallway

Jim Jordan has some serious momentum in his quest to win the House speakership. It’s not a done deal yet – emphasis on yet – but the Ohio Republican got three big nods this morning that could help him move toward 217 yes votes on the House floor.

Three notable GOP holdouts – Armed Services Committee Chair Mike Rogers of Alabama, Rep. Ken Calvert of California and Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner – flipped and will now support Jordan’s candidacy in a floor vote Tuesday.

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