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House Republican leaders support GOP nominee open to QAnon conspiracy theory

Gun rights activist Lauren Boebert upset five-term Rep. Scott Tipton in a battleground House seat in Colorado. PowerPost

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McConnell taps lone black GOP senator to lead Republican effort on police reform

Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.), who has sponsored legislation dealing with police practices, will lead a working group that hopes to have a bill by the end of the week. PowerPost

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Republican senators outline GOP’s police reform bill

It is not clear whether the GOP’s proposal will ban chokeholds, but it is likely to clash with the House’s legislation on immunity for police officers. PowerPost

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Eyeing House majority, top Republican super PAC books $43 million in fall ads

The spending plan from the Congressional Leadership Fund targets about 30 Democratic incumbents. PowerPost

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Republican leaders dismiss House coronavirus relief bill, leaving action uncertain

House Democrats released a package of economic measures late Wednesday but that package met a frosty reception from the White House and congressional Republicans. PowerPost

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Republican Rep. Sean Duffy to resign next month, cites health complications with child due in October

In a statement, the Wisconsin congressman said it is “the right time for me to take a break from public service in order to be the support my wife, baby and family need right now.” PowerPost

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Rep. Bill Flores becomes 15th House Republican to announce plans to exit chamber

The Texas congressman said he wants to spend more time with his family and resume business activities. PowerPost

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Rep. Peter T. King, a 14-term Republican congressman from New York, announces retirement

The former chairman of the Homeland Security Committee becomes the 20th House Republican to decline to seek reelection in 2020. PowerPost

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