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Race for Eric Cantor's House post may be between Californian, Texan
Race for Eric Cantor's House post may be between Californian, Texan

California and Texas bicker over so many things — who has the better scenery, the better jobs, the better quality of life. Now, the quarrel between the most and second-most populous states is shifting to a bare-knuckle battle over who can claim the more powerful Republican congressman. After a titanic tea party upheaval in Virginia cost House Majority Leader Eric Cantor his seat, the emerging front-runners to replace him Wednesday were House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, a Bakersfield native, and Pete Sessions, out of Waco, Texas. Sessions, chairman of the House Rules Committee, is a longtime ally of the Texas political establishment. McCarthy made his mark as a foil to the...

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