The Complicated Relationship Between Kevin McCarthy and Hakeem Jeffries

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It’s a new era of leadership in the House of Representatives, but the problems will be the same—maybe even worse.

On the right, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is set—maybe—to ascend to the role of speaker. On the left, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) is virtually guaranteed to become the minority leader for House Democrats.

The move would make two fiftysomething men, both long been rumored for the top spots, the heads of their respective sides of the House chamber.

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