First failed Speaker vote in 100 years

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy lost the first three rounds of votes after a group of Republican holdouts rejected him as Speaker. It marks the first time in a century that the House failed to elect a new Speaker on the first ballot. It all comes as Democrats stood united behind its new leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries. » Subscribe to MSNBC: Follow MSNBC Show Blogs MaddowBlog: ReidOut Blog: MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House, The ReidOut, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and Alex Wagner who brings her breadth of reporting experience to MSNBC primetime. Watch “Alex Wagner Tonight” Tuesday through Friday at 9pm Eastern. Connect with MSNBC Online Visit Subscribe to the MSNBC Daily Newsletter: Find MSNBC on Facebook: Follow MSNBC on Twitter: Follow MSNBC on Instagram: #msnbc #speakerofthehouse #kevinmccarthy
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