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Texas 2022 Elections

Kevin McCarthy elected House GOP leader over objections from Chip Roy, Michael Cloud and other hard-liners

The California Republican still needs at least 218 votes to become House speaker. That vote will be on Jan. 3.

U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, arrives as U.S. House Republicans gather for leadership elections at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 15, 2022.
U.S. Representative Chip Roy, R-Texas, during a press conference in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 25, 2021.

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