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McCarthy out, Boehner in?

Scott Thomas

9th October 2015

Last night Kevin McCarthy, the current House Majority Leader, and favourite to be the next Speaker, dropped out of the race. His campaign had experience a number of gaffes including the suggestion that the infamous Benghazi Committee is focusing on ruining Hilary Clinton's Presidential Campaign. With McCarthy gone and the vote postponed, we could see Boehner weilding the gavel for a little while longer.

Scott Thomas

Scott is Subject Lead for History at Tutor2u, and works full time as a teacher of History. He has examined for Edexcel and holds a joint degree in History and Politics from Newcastle University

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