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McConnell Challenged for GOP Leadership Role by Senator Rick Scott

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McConnell Challenged for GOP Leadership Role by Senator Rick Scott

McConnell Challenged for GOP Leadership Role by Senator Rick Scott

McConnell Challenged , for GOP Leadership Role , by Senator Rick Scott.

On November 15, Senator Rick Scott announced his bid for the role of top Republican in Congress.

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On November 15, Senator Rick Scott announced his bid for the role of top Republican in Congress.

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The status quo is broken and big change is needed.

It’s time for new leadership in the Senate that unites Republicans to advance a bold Conservative agenda.

That’s why I’m running to be the Senate Republican Leader, Rick Scott, Florida Republican Senator, via Twitter .

McConnell has controlled the top position since 2007, which makes him the longest-serving GOP leader in the Senate's history.

Republicans are scheduled to hold a leadership vote on November 16.

However, NBC reports that some GOP members have urged McConnell to delay the election until the results of the Georgia Senate runoff are known in December.

Last week's midterm elections saw the Republican party fail to take control of the Senate, losing a seat in Pennsylvania to Democrats.

Like each of you, I am deeply disappointed by the results of the recent election, Rick Scott, Florida Republican Senator, via NBC .

NBC reports that Scott and McConnell have long been at odds over strategy and overall vision for the Republican caucus.

NBC reports that Scott and McConnell have long been at odds over strategy and overall vision for the Republican caucus.

Following Scott's announcement, McConnell said at a news conference that he remains confident that he has enough support to retain control.

Following Scott's announcement, McConnell said at a news conference that he remains confident that he has enough support to retain control.

I think the outcome is pretty clear.

I want to repeat again: I have the votes.

I will be elected.

The only issue is whether we do it sooner or later, Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican Leader, via NBC


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