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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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Continuing coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Plus, the latest on Mideast tensions.

Continuing coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Plus, the latest on Mideast tensions.

June 19th, 2014
06:05 PM ET

Meet the new GOP House leadership

(CNN) – When he was 19, he won $5,000 in the California lottery, and today Rep. Kevin McCarthy's luck held out.

Republicans voted him in as their new majority leader Thursday, even though he is the establishment candidate, and the slot opened up when a tea party candidate ousted his good friend and fellow establishment figure Eric Cantor in a historic Virginia primary upset.

So out with the establishment, in with the establishment?

CNN's chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash and The Washington Post's Robert Costa break it down for CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."


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