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Bitterly divided GOP picks McCarthy in chaotic vote

By LISA MASCARO and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republican Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker on a historic post-midnight 15th ballot early Saturday, overcoming holdouts from his own ranks and floor tensions boiling over after a chaotic week that tested the new GOP majority’s ability to govern. Key Biscayne’s representative, Maria Elvira Salazar, […]

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