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SC Lede: New Year, Same Great Lede Taste!

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The U.S. House of Representatives met for the first day of the 118th Congress on Jan. 3. One of the first orders of business was to elect a new House Speaker in the now Republican controlled body. However Republican leader Kevin McCarthy failed to get a majority after multiple rounds of balloting.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for January 4, 2023: a breakdown of the demographics of voters in the 2022 election; how the South Carolina delegation in the US House of Representatives cast their votes for the new Speaker; and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.