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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the House floor after being ousted as Speaker of the House at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Kevin McCarthy

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the House floor after being ousted as Speaker of the House at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP

How Illinois delegation voted in McCarthy speaker ouster

This is the first time the House has voted to remove a speaker.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the House floor after being ousted as Speaker of the House at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP

   

It’s been more than 100 years since another vote to oust a sitting speaker of the House, and this is the first time it was a success.

Reset discusses what happened and what’s likely to happen going forward.

GUEST: Lynn Sweet, Washington D.C. bureau chief, Chicago Sun-Times

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