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House Republicans Pass New Rules Package

After a historical 15 rounds of voting and conceding to the House’s right-wing hardliners, newly-elected House Speaker McCarthy and his allies managed to secure enough votes to pass a new rules package for the 118th Congress on Monday. The rules were approved on a 220-213 mostly party-line vote. One Republican, Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas, joined all 212 Democrats in voting against the measure for its cuts in defense spending.

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