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These Are the Faces to Watch on Capitol Hill This Week

Reps. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., left, and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., pose in the Capitol Building. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning loss in his primary last week has initiated a leadership shakeup for House Republicans. Cantor endorsed current GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy as his successor during his resignation speech announcing he will step down from his leadership position at the end of July.  

Speaker John A. Boehner has so far refused to endorse a new majority leader, saying he can work with anyone. The GOP will host a candidate forum in the Capitol on Wednesday. Leadership elections will be held the next day .  

Tom Price Won't Run for Leadership

Price leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Tom Price of Georgia has decided not to run for leadership in the wake of Eric Cantor's pending resignation as majority leader.  

Price said Thursday he's focused on succeeding Rep. Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., atop the Budget Committee.