Summary: Republicans on Tuesday were expected to choose the next speaker of the House, with California Republican Kevin McCarthy scrambling to garner enough support to win the job. The following Duke University experts are available to comment for your coverage.
John Aldrich is a professor of political science at Duke, where he specializes in American politics and behavior. He has written and contributed to several books, the most recent of which is “Change and Continuity in the 2020 Elections.”
Asher Hildebrand is an associate professor of the practice at the Sanford School of Public Policy. Hildebrand served for nearly 15 years in congressional offices and on campaigns. He was formerly chief of staff to U.S. Representative David Price (D-NC).
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