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Mitch McConnell to step down as Senate Republican leader

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday announced his decision to step down as the upper chamber's GOP leader this year. The party will elect a new leader in November. Speaking on the Senate floor, McConnell, the longest-serving Senate leader in history, called attention to the national security supplemental package and the state of the Republican party.
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