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Spokane Representative Rises In House Leadership

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is rising in leadership in the House of Representatives. 

McMorris Rodgers was elected Wednesday to serve as conference chair, the fourth-highest-ranking position among House Republicans. 

She has represented the Spokane area in Congress since 2004, and served as the conference vice chair for the past four years. 

As conference chair, she will be the highest-ranking Republican woman in Congress.

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