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The Republicans in the House of Representatives have a narrow edge over the Democrats, only 9 seats, allowing them to elect Representative Mike Johnson as Speaker of the House.

Meet the new speaker of the house: a radical, extremist election denier

Jack Robinson ’26, Web Opinions Editor November 3, 2023

After roughly three weeks of chaos on the floor of the House of Representatives, House Republicans have finally settled on a new speaker, after tumultuous fighting over who to elect as a party.  Tragically,...

After three weeks of no speaker, the House of Representatives elected Republican Mike Johnson of Louisiana after beating Democrat Hakeem Jefferies of New York in a 220-209 vote on Oct. 25. The former speaker, Kevin McCarhty was voted out by his colleagues on Oct. 3 after striking a deal with Democrats to avoid a government shutdown.

BREAKING NEWS: Republican Mike Johnson elected as Speaker of the House after three weeks of vacancy

Demi Sasson '25, Paper Opinions Editor October 26, 2023

Republican Representative Mike Johnson of Louisiana won the election to be the 56th speaker of the House of Representative on Oct. 25 after the House was left without a speaker for nearly three weeks.  After...

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