McCarthy Baby New Year
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Editorial cartoons by R.J. Matson & Rivers. After three days of balloting in the U.S. House of Representatives at the nation’s Capitol, majority House Republicans on Thursday afternoon had failed once again to elect a new Speaker.

NBC News: Live updates on third day of McCarthy’s bid for speaker – The House reconvened at noon Thursday and resumed voting for a speaker. Republicans remain deadlocked on the seventh and eighth rounds of voting as hard-liners in their caucus refuse to back GOP leader Kevin McCarthy.

House Adjourns For Second Day Without A Speaker After McCarthy Falls Short Again On Votes – The House adjourned Wednesday after it failed to elect a speaker for the second day in a row as hard-liners in the Republican caucus continued their refusal to back Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California for the job.

Making Sausage
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R.J. Matson, Editorial Cartoonist

R.J. Matson draws editorial cartoons for CQ Roll Call. His cartoons are syndicated nationally by Cagle Cartoons.

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Rivers, Editorial Cartoonist

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