"Republicans are at their strongest position in legislatures in the history of the party," said Tim Storey, an elections analyst with the National Conference of State Legislatures. "You can't overstate it."
"We simply do not know for certain that there were not longer serving speakers in the 1700s and 1800s," said Tim Storey, an NCSL researcher. "It is very unlikely that there were, because legislators and leaders did not generally serve nearly as long then as they do today."
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