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Harris looking at run for Republican Study Committee
Harris looking at run for Republican Study Committee

The Republican leadership shuffle playing out in the House of Representatives may have created an opening for Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's sole GOP lawmaker. Sources close to the second-term congressman from Cockeysville say he is working toward a run to chair the Republican Study Committee, a caucus of conservative members that has grown in influence and now encompasses more than two-thirds of all House Republicans. The RSC chairmanship opened up when Republicans tapped Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana to serve as House Majority Whip, the third-highest ranking position in leadership. The whip spot was left vacant by Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, who was made House Majority...

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