GOP moves on proposal removing top leaders, women, minorities from key committees


State Republicans are moving to change the makeup of their party leadership with proposals that would remove top elected officials and other affiliated groups representing women, Hispanics, African Americans and young adults from key committees.

The party's rules committee on Tuesday night agreed on an amendment to the state party's constitution that would remove the state's two U.S. senators, three Republican members of Congress and all of the Republican statewide office holders from the GOP state committee.

The proposal also would remove a Republican governor from serving on the state committee as well as the Senate . . .


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