The Heat: U.S. Politics

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Drama in Washington as Republican lawmakers fail to elect a new Speaker of the House. Plus what does a divided Congress mean for President Biden’s agenda?

The Republican Party won control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the November election. Not by the predicted “red wave” but by just a handful of seats.

But now comes the challenge of governing and in their first few attempts a divided Republican party was unable to agree on who will lead them as Speaker of the House. 

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