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    Congressional Leadership Elections Retain Suspense

    With Midterm elections behind most of the American public, leadership elections took place Wednesday with a surprise or two in line. While both Senate Majority Leader, Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, and Minority Leader, Democrat Sen. Charles E. Schumer both kept their posts, House Republicans voted Kevin McCarthy as leader, beating out Jim Jordan. House Democrats will vote later this month and whether Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi can retain her position depends on whether she can shore up the votes, the party divided on whether she is best suited for the role.

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