House Republicans have elected N.Y. Rep. Elise Stefanik to the third-ranking leadership position.
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Stefanik of New York was elected conference chair, to serve with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Liz Cheney was ousted from the post by a voice vote Wednesday.
Speaking Friday after the vote, Stefanik said called herself a “proud, conservative Republican" who would help lead her party to victory in the mid-term elections next year.
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