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ICYMI: Lame Duck Paul Ryan Allowing Speaker Meadows to Run the Show, Ensuring Historic Dysfunction Heading into the Midterms

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The doubts have been fueled by a series of high-profile embarrassments for the Wisconsin Republican.
“The conference is in open warfare. Paul has run out of juice,” said a senior Republican lawmaker
...McCarthy currently wouldn't have 218 votes to be speaker - mainly because he hasn't yet cut a deal with Freedom Caucus members for their votes.
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Ryan facing growing doubts about hold on speakership
Politico
Top House Republicans are privately questioning whether retiring Speaker Paul Ryan can make it through Election Day.
No one's plotting to take him out at this point, and Ryan...
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Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

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One thing is not in dispute: Paul Ryan will not be House speaker next year. In fact, he won't even be in Congress now that he's not running for re-election. But new reports are raising the question of whether Ryan will even be allowed to finish his current term as...
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The Jolt: Signs that the knives are out for House Speaker Paul Ryan

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At a conference in Colorado, the topic of dumping U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan before the November mid-terms was broached. From the Weekly Standard:
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