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Speaker McCarthy. But at What Cost?

Speaker McCarthy. But at What Cost?

Update: 2023-01-0912
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Representative Kevin McCarthy’s bid to become speaker of the House turned into a rolling disaster last week, played out over five long days and 15 rounds of voting. 

Today, the inside story of how it went so wrong — and what he was forced to give up in order to finally win.

Guest: Catie Edmondson, a congressional correspondent for The New York Times.

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For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday. 

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Speaker McCarthy. But at What Cost?

Speaker McCarthy. But at What Cost?

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