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Thursday
Nov182010

House GOP's New Majority Leadership Team Unveiled

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The GOP’s new House majority leadership team was unveiled before cameras Thursday, with Republicans pledging to bring reforms to Congress and thanking voters for the second-chance opportunity they provided Republicans when they swept into the majority earlier this month.

Speaker-designate John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that voters brought the new majority into place because Americans want a Congress that “focuses on the people's priorities,” which he identified as “cutting spending, creating jobs, and reforming the way Congress does its work.”

Boehner said that Republicans will work in the next session of Congress to implement proposals spelled out in the Pledge to America and they will fight for a smaller, less costly and more accountable federal government.

Boehner said he was proud of the GOP conference for its choices in Wednesday’s leadership election.

“We have a team that represents the broad consensus, the broad diversity of our party, and I'm looking forward to working with them on dealing with the priorities that the American people have sent us here to deal with,” Boehner said.

The full House Republican Leadership team is as follows:

Speaker of the House: Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio)
Majority Leader: Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.)
Majority Whip: Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)
Conference Chairman: Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas)
NRCC Chairman: Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas)
Policy Committee Chairman: Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.)
Conference Vice Chair: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.)
Conference Secretary: Rep. John Carter (R-Texas)
Freshman Representative: Rep.-elect Kristi Noem (R-S.D.)
Freshman Representative: Rep.-elect Tim Scott (R-S.C.)
Rules Committee Representative: Rep. David Dreier (R-Calif.)
Chairman of the Leadership: Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.)

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