Today's Cotton Newsline is 6 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C.
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Party leaders have been approved for the next Congress. Democrats will control 55 seats to Republicans' 45 seats in the next Congress because two Independents - Sanders of Vermont and King of Maine - will caucus with Democrats. Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council provides the details of the recent party leader elections.
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Republican Senators are seeing a shift in leadership due to retirement.
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Other Republican leaders will retain their current positions.
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House Republicans also filled other slots in their leadership team.
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Other committee slots will not be decided until the Republican Steering Committee meets this week. However, Representative Ryan of Wisconsin received an endorsement from Speaker Boehner to continue to serve as House Budget Committee chairman.
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House Democrats plan to conduct their leadership elections this week.