Articles Tagged With ‘Kevin McCarthy’




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Which California representatives talk the most?

Congresswoman Lois Capps spoke more often than 47 of California’s 53 House representatives in 2015, but she did not address her colleagues even half as many times as one California congressman. [LA Times] Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) spoke on the House... (Continue reading)

McCarthy drops out of house speaker race

Republican California Congressman Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn from the race to become speaker of the house despite being the leading candidate for the position. McCarthy made the announcement Thursday shortly before House Republicans were going to vote on their nominee... (Continue reading)

McCarthy in line to be speaker of the house

House Speaker John Boehner announced Friday that he is resigning, making Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Californian, the leading candidate to claim the most powerful job in Congress. [LA Times] McCarthy’s district includes Bakersfield and most of Kern and Tulare... (Continue reading)

McCarthy elected majority leader

Central California Congressman Kevin McCarthy now holds the second ranking position in the U.S. House of Representatives. House Republicans elected McCarthy, 49, majority leader Thursday. McCarthy now only trails Speaker John Boehner in the House pecking order. “I am humbled... (Continue reading)

Could Kevin McCarthy be the next majority leader?

Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), a congressman who prior to redistricting represented Paso Robles, is becoming one of the quickest official to become majority leader in congressional history. [Washington Post] Following Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) primary loss on Tuesday, McCarthy, 49, is... (Continue reading)

Bullet train threatens Central Valley

The planners behind the controversial California bullet train seem to be complicating matters with their new route—right through historic Bakersfield High School, where rail opponent Cong. Kevin McCarthy just happens to have two children enrolled. [LATimes] The train’s proposed routes... (Continue reading)

House Speaker Boehner fundraises in SLO County

Republican House Speaker John Boehner capped a two day visit to San Luis Obispo County with a fundraiser for Congressman Kevin McCarthy hosted by Kevin McCarthy for Congress Majority Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee. Dubbed an “Afternoon with... (Continue reading)

McCarthy chops away at wilderness protection

Cong. Kevin McCarthy, whose district includes much of San Luis Obispo County, introduced legislation Friday designed to cut back wilderness protection efforts. [San Francisco Chronicle] McCarthy, the third ranking Republican in the House proposed a bill that would roll back the... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee accuses state GOP chair of “thuggery”

State Senator Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo) called the outgoing state GOP chairman “a failed leader who has resorted to thuggery” after storming out of a heated meeting of the Rules Committee Friday at the start of a three-day Republican... (Continue reading)

McCarthy drops by White House for private lunch

House Majority Whip and Republican congressman Kevin McCarthy has a special lunch date Wednesday. He’ll be eating in the private dining room of the White House with President Obama and Vice-President Biden. [LA Times] McCarthy, whose congressional district includes parts... (Continue reading)



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