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Labrador Sees Positives In Loss

Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) sees his failed bid to become the House majority leader as anything but a failure. Speaking with reporters in his office Friday, the outspoken conservative made clear that his late attempt to challenge Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was just the beginning of his effort to take on an outsized role in Washington, and he wouldn't rule out making a leadership bid again. “This is a building block for something come,” he said. “I can’t tell you what that something to come is.” While some painted Labrador’s bid to replace Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in the No. 2 GOP spot as a long shot doomed from the start, a protest campaign of sorts, Labrador said he received a much different message from lawmakers/Peter Schroeder, The Hill. More here.

Question: Wouldn't it be a good thing for Congressman Labrador to someday when a House leadership position?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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