U.S. House Republicans mull eight new candidates for speaker in advance of votes

Rep. Dan Meuser of Pennsylvania declared himself a candidate on Sunday but dropped out of the race during the closed-door meeting Monday night. 

By: and - October 24, 2023 7:11 am

U.S. House Majority Whip Tom Emmer, R-Minn., a candidate in the race for speaker of the House, arrives at a House Republican candidates forum where those running presented their platforms in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Oct. 23, 2023, in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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