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October 9, 2015

McCarthy’s Future Won’t Affect GOP’s Hold on His Seat

McCarthy has no plans to leave Congress, but that didn't stop wild speculation about his future. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

McCarthy has no plans to leave Congress, but that didn’t stop wild speculation about his future. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Updated 6:30 p.m. | In the immediate aftermath of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s sudden and shocking decision to bow out of the race for House speaker, the California Republican said he intends to stay in Congress and keep his current job as majority leader.

But that hasn’t stopped speculation that McCarthy could look to leave his Central Valley-based 23rd District — either by resigning or retiring.

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