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Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Leadership roundup: Scalise is in; new talk of a Trey Gowdy bid

WASHINGTON _ Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., will play coy no longer with the public and the press: On Tuesday morning, he announced he was running for majority leader.tmpplchld "I understand from experience that unity is easy to call for, but it takes the right kind of leadership to achieve. As both Republican Study Committee Chairman and Majority Whip, I've made it a top priority to bring openness and inclusiveness into the legislative process so we can bring our dynamic conference together as we advance our agenda," Scalise wrote in a letter hand-delivered to colleagues.tmpplchld He continued, "As your Majority Leader, we'll build upon this inclusive approach...