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October 24, 2023

Emmer emerges from GOP vote weakened

Tom Emmer

House Majority Whip Tom Emmer is now the speaker designate. But he emerges from the Republican conference’s internal vote extremely weak.

Twenty-six House Republicans said they won’t support Emmer on the floor, a gigantic-sized hole that has lawmakers seriously doubting whether the Minnesota Republican can ever win the speakership.

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