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Republicans Debate the Economy, Paul Ryan Elected Speaker

Special | 25m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Republican presidential candidates debated economic issues in their third matchup of the 2016 election. In Congress, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, despite his initial hesitation, was elected the 54th Speaker of the House this week. Ryan called for unity and renewal within the GOP party, the week that outgoing Speaker John Boehner helped pass a bipartisan budget deal.

Aired: 10/29/15

Rating: NR

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