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Date Set for Cantor Replacement Election

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 04:45 PM

 

Republicans in the House of Representatives will vote on June 19 for a new House majority leader to replace outgoing Representative Eric Cantor, party lawmakers said on Wednesday.

Cantor is expected to leave the No. 2 House position at the end of July after losing a primary election on Tuesday in his congressional district. Several candidates could run for the job.

 

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