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Kevin McCarthy (California Politician)

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  • As Congress returns to work, politics is high on the agenda

    WASHINGTON Congress returned Monday for a two-week session with a schedule that's short on substantive action and long on political theater ahead of November's midterm elections. Rather than go out in a blaze of legislative accomplishment before the Nov....
  • Republicans wrangle over Ex-Im Bank, funding plan to move quickly

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is expected to move quickly next week on a stop-gap funding measure to keep government agencies open into mid-December, but a plan to temporarily extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter has proven more...
  • Export-Import Bank may get a reprieve

    Export-Import Bank may get a reprieve
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a reprieve late Tuesday as Republican leaders included a nine-month extension of its charter in a short-term budget bill. The...
  • Republicans gaining traction in push to turn Silicon Valley red

    Republicans gaining traction in push to turn Silicon Valley red
    When overworked Silicon Valley innovators retreated to the Nevada desert a week ago for the annual Burning Man festival, some met an unexpected reveler. There, among the drug-infused performance art, stood a buttoned-down policy wonk from Washington...
  • Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank

    Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a temporary reprieve Tuesday as House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said he was working with a leading critic of the bank on a short-...
  • Mitt Romney backs Elan Carr, long-shot contender for Waxman seat

    Mitt Romney backs Elan Carr, long-shot contender for Waxman seat
    Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has lent his support to gang prosecutor Elan Carr, the long-shot candidate to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman this fall. Carr, a first-time candidate, military veteran and...
  • With shutdown deadline looming, 5 things to watch as Congress returns

    With shutdown deadline looming, 5 things to watch as Congress returns
      Congress returns Monday from its long summer break as the U.S. faces heightened terrorist threats abroad and unresolved policy issues at home. But most lawmakers appear poised to handle only the most basic business of government before returning...
  • Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor takes job on Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor takes job on Wall Street
    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is moving to Wall Street, taking a job with investment bank Moelis & Co., the firm said. Cantor, 51, who resigned last month after an upset loss in a Republican primary in June, will be vice chairman and managing...
  • Eric Cantor latest politician to move to Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City. Cantor, 51, who resigned last...
  • Time running out for California water bill

    WASHINGTON Secret negotiations over a California water bill are nearing a make-or-break moment, after a long, dry summer that has tested some political alliances. The state's Democratic senators are struggling to balance sympathy for Central Valley...
  • The Crowd: Talk gets political at Lido Isle gathering

    The Crowd: Talk gets political at Lido Isle gathering
    It was an evening of summer cocktails mixed with serious political conversation as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) came to Newport Beach to meet and greet local citizens at the invitation of Andrew and Karen Littlefair. Andrew...
  • U.S. Ex-Im Bank backers pin hopes on temporary reauthorization

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday they hope the institution's charter will be extended temporarily while Congress hashes out a longer-term reauthorization of the bank, which some lawmakers are bent on...