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Wednesday, 17 November 2010

The New Line Up in the House of Representatives

From "The Huddle" (Politico)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. SPEAKER-ELECT -- OR, IT'S ALL OVER BUT THE CRYING:

John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, will be nominated by his party to become House Speaker on his 61st birthday in the Longworth Building, named after a speaker from Ohio that Boehner adores. Tears are sure to ensue.

Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the highest-ranking Jewish lawmaker in the nation, will be majority leader.

Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will be majority whip, securing for himself a Capitol Police detail
Texas Rep.

Jeb Hensarling will be elected House Republican Conference Chairman.

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