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No Resolution in Sight to US House Speaker Drama

Uncertainty grips the U.S. Congress, where no consensus replacement has emerged to succeed Republican House Speaker John Boehner after his surprise resignation announcement.  Amid the chaos, half of Congress is effectively leaderless weeks before America risks defaulting on its national debt and enduring another partial government shutdown. From Sam Rayburn to Tip O’Neill to Newt Gingrich and beyond, giants of America’s political landscape have wielded the gavel as House speaker, one...

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