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nndb Minnesota Republican John Kline is hardly the most famous name on Capitol Hill but the leadership crisis in the house of representatives has suddenly vaulted him and that handful of others into a unique position , possible speaker of the house third in line to the oval office , which party superstar Paul Ryan holding out and nobody else is able to pull together the fractious Republican caucus whiners someone like him could keep the chair warm while the party worked things out David louder covers Congress Reuters , a caretaker option that house Republicans are considering , would be someone who would be able to get that been run out the rest of the Congress and and then continue on current speaker John Dehner announced he'd stepped down late last month and here hand picked successor Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy then also bowed out after a hard liners rejected him plunging the house into its worst crisis in decades Klein chairman of the house Education Committee and candidates like him have one big upside he's going to retire at the end of this Congress is already announced this prior to all this chaos though , and , I got a lot of respect I think among the moderate wing of the party other question for him is whether or not he , the votes of the conservatives that we're not going to support Kevin McCarthy Darrell isa California and bill floras of Texas have also hinted they will run is Paul Ryan's days out but none of these names has star power or broad appeal of Ryan whose final decision is yet to come