Kevin McCarthy offers deal to end standoff in U.S. House speaker fight

The contours of a deal that could make Republican leader Kevin McCarthy the House speaker

January 6, 2023

The contours of a deal that could make Republican leader Kevin McCarthy the House speaker have begun to emerge after three grueling days and 11 failed votes in a political spectacle unseen in a century. It has left Republicans in disarray and exposed anew the fragility of American democracy.