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House Republican Falls To One Vote

[Office of Representative Mike Johnson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons]

The Republican majority in the House may soon be down to one. Mike Gallagher, who announced last month that he’d not be seeking reelection, has said he will leave his Congress early.  After Gallagher leaves office, the Republican majority will shrink to 217-213, meaning the GOP could only afford a single defection on any vote…

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