Paul Ryan has laid out his terms and conditions for serving as speaker of the House and now awaits the response from his Republican colleagues.
On Tuesday night he called for a greater emphasis on communicating the party's messages.
With Republicans set to announce their nominee for speaker next week, we'll take a look at whether or not these tactics will encourage his contemporaries to rally around him or if they will only serve to alienate him from the rest of the party.
Will Republicans unify behind him, or fail to meet Ryan's deadline of Friday to give him a free hand as Speaker?
Fawn Johnson, Congressional policy and politics reporter for Morning Consult - a digital media company covering the intersection of Washington and industry