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November 5, 2008 7:01 PM

GOP shakeout begins as Democrats celebrate their wins

The House Republican leadership began to unravel Wednesday. Rep. Adam Putnam of Florida said he was giving up his post as the head of the House Republican Conference and there were rumors that Roy Blunt of Missouri, the No. 2 Republican, might not seek re-election to a leadership post. Speculation circulated that Minority Whip Roy Blunt of Missouri, the No. 2 House Republican, might not seek re-election to the leadership

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