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A member-elect of the House of Representatives grabs Mike Rogers, RAlabama, by the face as Kevin McCarthy walks away. Rogers had approached Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, and members of the House Freedom Caucus after Gaetz voted “present” rather than voting for McCarthy in a late-night 14th round of voting for a new House speaker on Friday. Credit: REUTERS/Jon Cherry

Texas Republicans helped elect U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as House speaker in the early hours of the morning Saturday after four days of bitter infighting within their party that kept Congress at a historic standstill.Texans played a central role in the intraparty dispute, with three Texas Republicans voting 11 ...

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