Head of the House GOP campaign arm won't seek another term

Head of the House GOP campaign arm won't seek another term
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The head of the House GOP’s campaign arm will step down from his post after losing control of the lower chamber on Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

Rep. Steve StiversSteven (Steve) Ernst StiversThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems aim to end anti-Semitism controversy with vote today Schultz recruiting GOP insiders ahead of possible 2020 bid New push to open banks to marijuana industry MORE (R-Ohio), sent an email to staff on Wednesday informing them that he would not seek another term as chairman of the NRCC. He has been at the helm of the campaign arm for one cycle.

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The announcement comes after the House GOP lost its majority in a bruising midterm defeat, with Democrats likely picking up 30 or more seats.

Republicans already throwing their hats into the ring for the NRCC chairmanship include Reps. Mimi Walter (R-Calif.), Tom EmmerThomas (Tom) Earl EmmerProgressive demands put new pressures on Democrats Schultz recruiting GOP insiders ahead of possible 2020 bid Elise Stefanik seeks to tackle GOP’s women ‘crisis’ ahead of 2020 MORE (R-Minn.) and Ann WagnerAnn Louise WagnerBottom Line On The Money: Wells Fargo chief gets grilling | GOP, Pence discuss plan to defeat Dem emergency resolution | House chair sees '50-50' chance of passing Dem budget | Trump faces pressure over Boeing Lawmakers blast Wells Fargo chief over response to scandals MORE (R-Mo.).