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Jordan's speakership could prioritize extreme policies over middle-class issues.

After two weeks of stalled progress and chaos, it appears House Republicans still cannot get their act together.

Their latest selection for Speaker of the House, Rep. Jim Jordan, just failed (again) to get the votes needed to take the gavel. And for good reason. Jordan has a history of extremism:

Jim Jordan has a fraught relationship with democracy.

Jim Jordan does not believe in compromise or bipartisan solutions.

Jim Jordan's voting record is at odds with the needs of everyday Americans.

House Democrats are ready to work across the aisle to lower costs for working families, to tackle climate change, and make our communities safer — but with a Speaker selection like Jordan and the chaos caucus running the show — that is not likely possible.

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Posted on October 18, 2023.