Kevin McCarthy away from becoming speaker in the first round

US House fails to elect new speaker in first round of voting

Kevin McCarthy, the candidate for the new speaker's election

first time in 10 years, the Speaker was not elected in the first round

In fact, Republican Kevin McCarthy missed out on securing a majority in the House

McCarthy's majority was not met before legislators voted to ad-journ

Kevin McCarthy's own party have refused to support him for the speakership

McCarthy needed 218 votes for a majority, but received only 203

most Republican supported either Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs or Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan

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