US House of Representatives adjourns again after 11th ballot fails to secure a new speaker

The US House of Representatives has adjourned after failing to vote for a new speaker for the 11th time.

Republican Party leader Kevin McCarthy has failed in every round to secure the 218 votes needed to win, and the House will now carry out a 12th round of voting at noon on Friday.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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