According to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine, the most-talked-about story in news/talk media for the week of January 2 – 6, 2023 was the turmoil surrounding U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s bid to become House Speaker. At #2 this week was former President Donald Trump’s influence over the GOP tied with his ongoing legal issues, followed by the case of incoming U.S. Rep George Santos (R-NY) on the heels of his fabricated curriculum vitae at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top stories and people discussed in news/talk media during the week and is the result of ongoing research from TALKERS magazine. It is published every Friday at Talkers.com. See this week’s complete chart of the top 10 stories here.