Tennessee House Republicans elect Casada to replace McCormick as majority leader

House majority leader Glen Casada

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photo House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, has said he will give up his leadership post to, in part, devote more time to his business interests.

NASHVILLE - House Republicans today elected Rep. Glen Casada over Rep. Mike Carter of Ooltewah this afternoon as their new majority leader to replace outgoing Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga.

The race took a dramatic turn as Casada, the current GOP Caucus chair, denounced a video posted on an anonymously run blog, charging it was selectively edited to destroy his candidacy, his reputation and his marriage.

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