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Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

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The California Republican, an ally of President Donald Trump, fended off a challenge from conservative Rep. Jim Jordan, of Ohio, in a closed-door election.
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Republicans select minority leader in next Congress

Republicans select minority leader in next Congress

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House Republicans have selected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve as minority leader in the next Congress.
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House Republicans Pick Kevin McCarthy as Their Next Leader

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Kevin McCarthy, a California lawmaker and the party's No. 2 in the chamber, will replace Paul D. Ryan, who is retiring at the end of the year.
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House Republicans elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as party leader

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The California Republican ascended to the top job after the GOP lost its majority in the House in the midterm elections, while Rep. Liz Cheney is expected to follow in her father's footsteps by taking the party's No. 3 job.
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McCarthy elected House GOP leader for next Congress

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California Republican Kevin McCarthy will be the House GOP leader during the 116 th Congress, after he easily beat back a challenge from conservative hardliner Rep. Jim Jordan during a party meeting on Wednesday. McCarthy got 159 votes to Jordan's 43 in the members-only session, according to Republican sources in the room. The victory seals McCarthy years-long drive to rise to the top of the House Republican Conference, an effort that had been derailed by Jordan and the House Freedom Caucus in 2015. At that point, McCarthy was running for speaker, but ran into opposition from the hard-line...
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy elected GOP leader in the House for next Congress

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The California Republican and current majority leader put down a leadership bid from Rep. Jim Jordan.
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