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an epic struggle among Republicans coming to a likely end Thursday on Capitol Hill Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to the relief of many in his party officially jumping into the race for house speaker and he was ready and eager to read after racking up crucial support from the freedom Crockett a band of hardline conservatives that had pushed the moderate current speaker John bailar out the door and rejected the next in line Kevin McCarthy pledging their house into chaos this is a very dire moment pushed by the party to Ryan Ryan earlier in the week that he would open to replacing banner but only if you could unify the party and on his own terms Ryan clearing the biggest hurdle earlier Thursday by winning over two thirds of the freedom caucus although I'm not an all out endorsement Republicans are now scheduled to nominate their do speaker on Wednesday with a vote by the full house on October twenty nine