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McCarthy, Scalise Win House GOP Leadership Elections

Republican members of the House elected Kevin McCarthy to be the next majority leader and Steve Scalise to be the next majority whip following a Thursday afternoon secret ballot vote.

McCarthy, who was the majority whip, toppled conservative challenger Raśl R. Labrador of Idaho in the first vote Thursday, opening his position for a second vote pitting Scalise against Peter Roskam of Illinois and Marlin Stutzman of Indiana.

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