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A Chat with the Speaker: Elijah Haahr talks perspective and priorities for 2019

On Nov. 1, Rep. Elijah Haahr took the gavel in Jefferson City as speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. It’s always a historic occasion when a new person assumes control of the House. But this time there was a unique footnote as Haahr, 36, became the youngest speaker in the nation.

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