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U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., announces resignation

Two months ago, Kevin McCarthy was booted as House speaker. Now, the Republican congressman from California says he's resigning and will leave Congress by year's end. His announcement caps a stunning end of his House career for the onetime deli counter owner from Bakersfield, Calif.
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Two months after his historic ouster as U.S. House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday that he is resigning and will leave Congress by the end of the year.
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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., waves as he and House Republicans celebrate passage in the House of a bill that would bar federally supported schools and colleges from allowing transgender athletes whose biological sex assigned at birth was male to compete on girls or women's sports teams at the Capitol in Washington, April 20. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., criticizes President Joe Biden's policies and efforts on the debt limit negotiations as he holds a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 17. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks as he meets with President Joe Biden to discuss the debt limit in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, May 22, in Washington.
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Reporters encircle Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as debt limit negotiations continue, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 25. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., confers with Majority Whip Tom Emmer, R-Minn., right, just after the House approved a 45-day funding bill to keep federal agencies open, but the measure must first go to the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 30.
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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., strides to a closed-door Republican Conference meeting on how to agree on a path to funding the government at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., pauses as he addresses reporters about efforts to pass appropriations bills and avert a looming government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 29. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks to reporters just after voting to advance appropriations bills on the House floor, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday night, Sept. 26. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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Former Speaker of the House Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks to reporters as he leaves the Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19.
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the House floor after being ousted as Speaker of the House at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to reporters hours after he was ousted as Speaker of the House, Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Capitol in Washington. Two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that he is resigning from his congressional seat and will leave by the end of the year.
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to reporters hours after he was ousted as Speaker of the House, Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Capitol in Washington.
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Former Speaker of the House Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., center, along with other members of Congress host a candlelight vigil for Israel at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12.

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