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bigtree

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Wed Dec 6, 2023, 12:09 PM Dec 6

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Scott MacFarlane @MacFarlaneNews
House GOP majority is about to shrink further. As former Speaker Kevin McCarthy announces he’s leaving Congress at end of year

bennydiego @bennydiego
Good.

Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy announced that he is resigning from his congressional seat in California.


https://apnews.com/article/kevin-mccarthy-house-speaker-reelection-84fc76226de7d20e140325bbe87622c8


also BREAKING
Rep. Patrick McHenry, who served as temporary speaker, will retire.
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/rep-patrick-mchenry-served-temporary-speaker-will-retire-rcna128136
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Rats... ship [View all] bigtree Dec 6 OP
Just guessing that he isn't retiring gab13by13 Dec 6 #1
good one, gab bigtree Dec 6 #2
You are right. It is for Mansions for the Ultra-rich. usaf-vet Dec 6 #13
He and Devin Nunes are starting a dairy farm. rubbersole Dec 6 #14
That's what the sheep are hoping anyway... Probatim Dec 6 #17
It would be a Holiday gift to the country if 1/2 dozen Republicans... OAITW r.2.0 Dec 6 #3
I like the way you think! BComplex Dec 6 #27
He's burning them cilla4progress Dec 6 #4
The US Constitution requires a special election for House members. Bakersfield is a bright red district. Hekate Dec 6 #7
Pro choice ads can change votes malaise Dec 6 #9
having if the highest crime rates in the country wont help. mopinko Dec 6 #11
That is the key! MOMFUDSKI Dec 6 #12
Newsom must call a special election within a given time period. patphil Dec 6 #8
So California has to call a special election within 14 days of a vacancy TlalocW Dec 6 #5
California Dem here. Scottie Mom Dec 6 #21
Unfortunately TlalocW Dec 6 #22
What a great reply! Love it. 🤣 EOM Scottie Mom Dec 6 #26
Bakersfield is very red lame54 Dec 6 #28
Unlikely the district could flip gratuitous Dec 6 #29
So, if Kev is gone, end of this month..and the devoldor guy is asiliveandbreathe Dec 6 #6
No. former9thward Dec 6 #16
I was just coming back to correct..thanks asiliveandbreathe Dec 6 #20
Michael Moore on the ReTHUG slim majority malaise Dec 6 #10
Apt quote: evolves Dec 6 #15
Toxic air in Bakersfield, Ca would likely result in another ReThug.. Could be worse than Qevin. Seriously. nt TeamProg Dec 6 #18
all of this is because of gerrymandering Hamlette Dec 6 #19
This is not a case of rats abandoning ship. totodeinhere Dec 6 #23
actually, with the slim majority bigtree Dec 6 #31
Everything you said is valid of course. totodeinhere Dec 6 #33
Bye Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 6 #24
Rats never leave... Hope22 Dec 6 #25
What cowards bdamomma Dec 6 #30
Some of these rats malaise Dec 6 #32
Yes, indeed bdamomma Dec 6 #34
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