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Watch LIVE: Democrat Leader Hakeem Jeffries Holds First Press Conference as Republicans Struggle

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After several rounds of voting, Republicans have failed to elect a Speaker of the House. Democratic party leader Hakeem Jeffries speaks for the first time via The Advocate Channel.

After six failed voting rounds, Kevin McCarthy is still vying for House speaker. Many in Congress have called for alternatives, including new Democratic leader, Hakeem Jeffries.

Jeffries recently made history when he became the first Black leader of a major political party. Today, he's holding his first press conference in his position amidst Republican infighting.

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