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Kevin McCarthy (California Politician)
McCarthy will have to wrangle the beasts in his caucus [Commentary]
McCarthy will have to wrangle the beasts in his caucus [Commentary]

Bakersfield, Calif. Republican Kevin McCarthy, who was a consultant for the Netflix political drama "House of Cards," is more aware than anyone that the ruthless a leadership style of the fictional House Whip played by Kevin Spacey does not really work anymore. Having just been chosen as the first Californian to be House Majority Leader, McCarthy is more likely to kill with kindness.  As marvelously dark and entertaining as "House of Cards" is, the show's portrayal of how politics works in Washington is seriously outdated. Spacey's character harks back to the era when bare-knuckled leaders like Lyndon Johnson...

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