Iowa House Democratic Leader Resigning

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By Ellen Kurt

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa House Democratic leader says he's resigning to take a position with the state attorney general's office.

Des Moines Rep. Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday he would resign from elected office to take a position in which he'll oversee several areas in the attorney general's office.

Those duties include directing a new unit working on mental illness issues and overseeing an elder fraud unit. He'll also lead an initiative to aid military service members, veterans and families.

McCarthy says his final day in office will be Aug. 15.

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