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2 Texans pass up on Cantor post

Hensarling, Sessions out; Californian now front-runner

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 5:14 a.m.

Reps. Jeb Hensarling and Pete Sessions, Texas Republicans seen as potential contenders to replace Eric Cantor as U.S. House majority leader, said Thursday that they are out of the running for the post.

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