Betting Odds Flip To Favor McCarthy

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., arrives at the Capitol as the House meets for a second day to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

At a glance

  • House Speaker hopeful Kevin McCarthy, down on his luck after multiple failed tries to win the job Tuesday, is seeing an improvement in his odds just minutes before Republicans try again to elect a speaker today.
  • The betting site OddsChecker showed the California lawmaker sinking last night but his odds revived this morning.

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