Kevin McCarthy, Deposed Speaker, to Resign from Congress at End of Year

Republican Kevin McCarthy (CA-20), who served as House Speaker for nine months before being ousted in October, will resign from Congress at the end of the year.

He made the announcement as part of an opinion piece posted to WSJ.com on Wednesday.

McCarthy is in his 9th term, currently representing California's 20th Congressional District. He was reelected by a 34% margin in 2022, the largest GOP margin in the state that year. 

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