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McCarthy mentee Vince Fong determined ineligible for congressional candidacy

California Assemblyman Vince Fong (R) isn’t eligible to run for Congress in 2024, the state Secretary of State determined Friday, throwing Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) succession into question. Fong, a longtime McCarthy ally and former senior staffer, was believed to be the favorite to run for California’s 20th District, after the former Speaker announced he…