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US House Majority Leader, Representative Kevin McCarthy,R-CA, speaks following the weekly House Republican Conference meeting at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, October 7, 2015.  AFP PHOTO /  SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US House Majority Leader, Representative Kevin McCarthy,R-CA, speaks following the weekly House Republican Conference meeting at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, October 7, 2015.  AFP PHOTO /  SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed House Speaker John Boehner.

Kevin McCarthy drops out of speaker race

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed House Speaker John Boehner.