6th District Congressman Peter Roskam won’t be the next majority whip of the U.S. House. Read more at Early & Often:
Rep. Peter Roskam on Thursday failed in his bid to become majority whip in the U.S. House of Representatives.
House members chose Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La.
Scalise will succeed Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who was elected majority leader on Friday. McCarthy was filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., who relinquished his leadership post after being defeated earlier this month the primary.