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Sure, They’re Holding Up Congress. But What Do You Really Know About McCarthy’s Detractors?

Take this quiz and find out!

A Brady Bunch–style collage of the holdouts.
Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Plus, Win McNamee/Getty Images, Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images, Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images, U.S. Congress, and U.S. House of Representatives.

Welcome to Day Four of failing to elect the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives! Embattled California Rep. Kevin McCarthy appears to be edging closer to securing the job, with some holdouts flipping in the last round of voting. While we wait, why not test your knowledge of the Republicans who have been standing in the way of McCarthy’s dream job? Yes, all of these facts are real, and all of these people are set to serve in Congress!

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