House Republicans set July 24 meeting to pick Speaker nominee

By Updated: June 27, 2019 12:02 PM CT | Published: June 26, 2019 6:54 PM CT
<strong>The House Republican Caucus will meet July 24 to vote on a Speaker nominee in advance of an August special session to replace Glen Casada.&nbsp;Casada is set to resign Aug. 2 in the wake of a no-confidence vote stemming from a racist and sexist texting scandal.</strong> (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press)

The House Republican Caucus will meet July 24 to vote on a Speaker nominee in advance of an August special session to replace Glen Casada. Casada is set to resign Aug. 2 in the wake of a no-confidence vote stemming from a racist and sexist texting scandal. (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press)

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William Lamberth Glen Casada Bill Lee David Byrd
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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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