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Kevin McCarthy

Elected House majority leader

19 Jun, 2014

Following a decisive primary election victory over Eric Cantor last week, House Republicans promoted Carthy to majority leader behind closed doors today. McCarthy, along with Rep. Steve Scalise, elected as majority whip, hoped to make the House GOP more open and effective.

I’ll make one promise: I will work every single day to make sure this conference has the courage to lead with the wisdom to listen, and we’ll turn this country around.