Jim Jordan to replace Doug Collins as top Republican on Judiciary Committee

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Rep. Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican, will become the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee and replace Rep. Doug Collins, a Georgia Republican, who is running for the U.S. Senate.

The decision was made, the Washington Examiner confirmed, after members of the House Republican Steering Committee voted unanimously on Thursday. Collins, who announced he will primary Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler this year, had to step down from his leadership post due to the campaign for another office.

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