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House Republicans struggle to decide on a new House Speaker

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter October 25, 2023

The U.S. House of Representatives has been somewhat of a mess since the recent vote to remove former speaker Kevin McCarthy. The vote came down to eight Republicans and the entire Democratic Party to vote...

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Kevin McCarthy removed as Speaker of the House in historic vote to vacate

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter October 11, 2023

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Kevin McCarthy was removed as Speaker of the House after a conflict with far-right members of the Republican Party. While the vote to vacate the speaker position showed most Republicans...

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TikTok CEO testifies in Congress as national ban looms

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew appeared in front of Congress to give testimony on issues of security surrounding the platform. The app, which boasts 150 million American users, has been...

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Republicans officially take control of the U.S. House of Representatives

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

After numerous failed attempts at confirming a Republican Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was sworn in as Speaker of the House on Jan. 7. 2023 — and the 118th congress commenced.  The...

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