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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 09:  House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) heads for House Republican caucus meeting in the basement of the U.S. Capitol October 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. Many GOP members of the House are asking Ryan to be a candidate to succeed Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) whose plans to retire at the end of October have been thrown into question after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Thursday he was pulling out of the race for Speaker.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 09:  House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) heads for House Republican caucus meeting in the basement of the U.S. Capitol October 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. Many GOP members of the House are asking Ryan to be a candidate to succeed Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) whose plans to retire at the end of October have been thrown into question after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Thursday he was pulling out of the race for Speaker.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Paul Ryan willing to be U.S. House speaker

Rep. Paul Ryan, (R) Wisconsin, says he will "gladly serve" as House speaker with conditions.