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Rick Scott to challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate GOP leader

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Sen. Rick Scott of Florida told his fellow GOP senators he will challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to be leader of the party in the chamber next year. Scott has little chance of succeeding but it's seen as a protest vote. It's the first real challenger McConnell has faced in his time as GOP leader.
Published 3 months ago · Washington, United States

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