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October 09, 2023

Where do the GOP moderates stand?

U.S. Representative Mike Lawler (R-NY) talks to reporters after House Republicans lose a key procedural vote on a defense spending bill at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

After conservative hardliners threw the House into chaos last week, Republican moderates are seeking to flex their muscles in the process of selecting the next speaker. Remember: the GOP conference needs near-unanimous support for the next speaker, meaning every vote counts.

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