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McCarthy unveils House GOP’s midterm agenda in Pennsylvania

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By LISA MASCARO
AP Congressional Correspondent

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is rolling out his party’s Trump-like midterm election agenda. The GOP leader appeared Friday in Pennsylvania to challenge President Joe Biden and the Democrats in power. But House Republicans have a sometimes spotty record of delivering and governing in Congress. McCarthy is in line to seize the speaker’s gavel if Republicans win control of the House in November. He’s trying to replicate the strategy Newt Gingrich used in 1994. The “Commitment to America” includes broad ideas for the economy, border security and social issues. But McCarthy faces challenges ahead — notably unifying the GOP’s different factions. Democrats say the “true details” of the Republican agenda are “frightening.”

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