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Vela appointed senior Democratic Whip by House leader

Special to the PRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) was appointed by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer – the 2nd highest ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives – to serve as a Senior Democratic Whip for the 114th Congress. Senior Whips are charged with mobilizing the Democratic vote, acting as a liaison between members and …

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