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Ed O'Keefe and Robert Costa
House Republicans dramatically reshaped their leadership team Thursday by selecting Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to serve as the next House majority leader and Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) as the next majority whip.
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Robert Costa, Jackie Kucinich and David A. Fahrenthold
The choice of Kevin McCarthy to replace Eric Cantor isn’t a shocker, but Steve Scalise becoming whip brings drama.
Robert Costa and Wesley Lowery
Thursday’s leadership election has reopened a rift between factions of the House Republican Conference.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) says he won a three-way race for majority whip because his coalition was united, and says his election is "a win for America."
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Hobby Lobby, Sen. Rand Paul and Tom Cotton.