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  • In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, Republican Reps. Pete Sessions of Texas, left, and Mike Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, raise their hands and recite the oath of office as they watch a television broadcast of Speaker of the House John Boehner administering the oath from the House floor, during a reception for Fitzpatrick supporters in the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington. (AP Photo/The Intelligencer, David Garrett)

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  • Rep. Pete Sessions, Texas Republican, said Monday his "work is not done" at the GOP's House fundraising committee. (Associated Press)

    GOP averts leadership battle as Sessions stays NRCC chief

    Jockeying for the House Republican leadership hierarchy got a bit clearer Monday, as Rep. Pete Sessions said he will remain chairman of the caucus' fundraising arm and won't vie for GOP chief whip — avoiding a potentially contentious intraparty battle.

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  • He said Republicans will run on broad themes, such as arguing that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's agenda for health care, energy and labor unions is destroying jobs.

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  • "It's going to be a national election," said Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, head of the Republican committee overseeing House races.

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