House GOP elects new leadership
Posted: Jun 19, 2014 10:37 PM EST | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 3:05 AM EST
Republicans in the house gathered Thursday to elect a new house majority leader.
Congressman Eric Cantor is stepping down from his number two house republican leadership job after losing his Virginia primary race to political a newcomer.
California Republican Kevin McCarthy, the 3rd-ranking house GOP leader, ascended to the house majority leader spot.