DES MOINES — Iowa House Democrats have re-elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Des Moines as the House Democratic leader.
McCarthy was re-elected to the leadership slot Saturday in a meeting in Des Moines.
McCarthy said Democrats are “ready to get to work, grow our economy and rebuild the middle class from the bottom up.”
Democrats also elected four assistant leaders. They are Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad of Des Moines, Rep. Mary Gaskill of Ottumwa, Rep. Mary Mascher of Iowa City and Rep. Mark Smith of Marshalltown.
House Democrats will gather again in December to plan for the 2013 legislative session, which begins on Jan. 14. —AP
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