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Kevin McCarthy (California Politician)

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  • Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'

    Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s new $156.3-billion budget on Friday, ensuring a permanent source of state funding for construction of the bullet train he has championed. The budget, which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
  • Kevin McCarthy, GOP's mainstream choice for majority leader, preaches to the party's right

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kevin McCarthy hit the right notes Friday in his first major public appearance since winning promotion 24 hours earlier to the House's No. 2 spot. Newly elected as House majority leader, the 49-year-old Bakersfield, Calif., native arrived...
  • 'House of Cards': Beau Willimon on Netflix's Rule-Breaking Creativity

    Beau Willimon's "House of Cards" inexorably changed the television landscape when it premiered on Netflix in 2013 -- establishing the streaming service as a major player in the scripted arena and forcing the entertainment industry to reexamine the very...
  • New House GOP leadership blends party's different political camps

    WASHINGTON House Republicans on Thursday recast their leadership, electing California's Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana's Steve Scalise to the second- and third-ranking positions. In secret ballots among the 233 Republicans in the House of Representatives,...
  • Balance is seen in new Republican leadership in House

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s election as House majority leader continued one of the swiftest political ascents in congressional history and marked another triumph for establishment Republican forces over the party’s conservative flank. House...
  • Can Kevin McCarthy instill a California mind-set in his House GOP colleagues?

     Can Kevin McCarthy instill a California mind-set in his House GOP colleagues?
    The meteoric rise of Rep. Kevin McCarthy to House majority leader, the second-highest position behind Speaker John A. Boehner, is noteworthy for a couple of reasons. He was elected to Congress just eight years ago and hasn't even chaired a subcommittee,...
  • Kevin McCarthy elected Republican House majority leader

    Kevin McCarthy elected Republican House majority leader
    Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday chose Kevin McCarthy of California as the chamber's next majority leader, a Republican aide announced. McCarthy, currently the party's No. 3 leader in the House, defeated Representative Raul...
  • 3 House members in contentious fight for majority whip post

    3 House members in contentious fight for majority whip post
    California Rep. Kevin McCarthy's apparent grip on the race to become the new House majority leader has set off a contentious battle to replace him as the third-ranking Republican, testing ideological and geographic loyalties as the party's most...
  • Tea party hangs on to seat at the kids' table

    The tea party, joined by right-wing populists who just don't want to take it anymore, took out House Majority Leader Eric Cantor last week, and they didn't even get a lousy T-shirt for their trouble. Before you could say "Beltway," the third-ranking...
  • Race for House Republican whip goes down to the wire

    The job of a House whip is largely about knowing how the vote count stands. Just trying to win the job shows how difficult the road ahead might be for the three candidates working to line up support. There are 233 Republicans in the House who can...
  • McCarthy poised to capture House's No. 2 spot

    SAN JOSE, Calif. When Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected to Congress just eight years ago, he became part of a trio soon known as the "Young Guns," the faces of a younger generation that would map the GOP's future. Now two of those guns have misfired Paul...