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Clark seeks to wield House whip

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The office of U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark (MA-05) provided the following statement Nov. 18 about her candicacy seeking the No. 2 position in the House: 

Assistant Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Katherine Clark has announced her candidacy for the position of Democratic whip. In a letter to colleagues, Clark outlined her goals: delivering results for the American people, empowering members and unifying the Democratic Caucus. The vote is Nov. 30. Here is the text from her letter:

"Americans have rejected Republican extremism and affirmed our commitment to working people. By standing with women, for democracy, and for everyone’s economic security, we have defied expectations and secured a historically close margin in the House.

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