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Kevin Mccarthy

  1. 2018 midterms
    Kevin McCarthy Rises to Power at Expense of His Defeated California ColleaguesThe new House GOP leader led his California colleagues to a slaughter in the midterms through his loyalty to Trump and his agenda.
  2. republicans
    Kevin McCarthy Easily Wins Bid to Lead Diminished House RepublicansThe congressman from California finally won the job he nearly got in 2015 — though thanks to the midterms, it did not come with the Speaker’s gavel.
  3. Will Losing the House Bring Down Kevin McCarthy’s Bid for Leadership?Ryan’s designated successor has no choice but to get out there on the campaign trail. But anything other than a GOP win could be dangerous for him.
  4. House Democrats Refuse to Take Bait on ‘Abolish ICE’ Vote Arranged by GOPRepublicans want to distract attention from their own immigration disagreements and burn a straw man, but House Democrats aren’t cooperating.
  5. House GOP Factions Playing Chicken With Immigration, Farm BillPaul Ryan is caught in the middle as the House Freedom Caucus and key GOP moderates push conflicting paths on immigration bills.
  6. scandals
    Whatever Happened to the Scandal That Derailed McCarthy’s Last Bid for Speaker?An affair rumor helped end Kevin McCarthy’s speakership bid in 2015. That probably doesn’t matter in the age of Trump.
  7. California GOP Can’t Unite Behind a Gubernatorial CandidateNeither John Cox nor Travis Allen could snag the party’s endorsement, which boosts the chances of two Democrats facing off for governor in November.
  8. California GOP Hopes Gas Tax Repeal Will Drive Voters to the PollsWith a Democratic wave building for 2018, Golden State Republicans are banking on a ballot initiative to repeal a controversial gas tax increase.
  9. Paul Ryan’s Retirement Could Roil House RepublicansHe may be stepping down in anticipation of electoral disaster. But win or lose, House conservatives will keep pushing their leadership to the right.
  10. Senate Republicans Push Back on Trump Plan to Cancel Spending“It’s going nowhere,” said Lindsey Graham.
  11. Trump, House GOP May Try Clawing Back Spending They Approved Week Before LastThe White House and the GOP mull bringing back the ancient tool of rescissions to “do over” the omnibus spending bill.
  12. Report: Senior GOP Representative Impressed Trump by Giving Him Cherry StarburstYet more evidence that winning over the president is akin to placating a 3-year-old.
  13. Chaffetz Is Abruptly Retiring From Congress — Is His Next Gig About to Begin?He seems ready for some network screen time.
  14. The Case for Why Paul Ryan Really Thinks Russia Pays TrumpIt’s funny because it’s probably true.
  15. House GOP Leadership Discussed Whether ‘Putin Pays’ Trump in 2016Last year, the House Majority Leader told his colleagues that he thought Putin paid Trump. Everyone laughed.
  16. Republicans Might Coerce Democrats to Replace Obamacare for ThemThe GOP Majority Leader puts a gun to the head of 20 million Americans.
  17. The GOP Congress Is Out of the Checks-and-Balances Business“I will not discuss President-elect Donald Trump,” says famous straight-talker.
  18. As Paul Ryan Reconsiders a Speaker Bid, GOP Hardliners Tease Their SupportIt seems like the entire Republican Party is trying to talk Ryan into running, and he now seems to be seriously considering it.
  19. How the Media Is Handling Kevin McCarthy’s Rumored AffairOutside conservative media, mostly with vague innuendo.
  20. How the Right Is Reacting to the House Leadership CrisisSome don’t mind the chaos because “electing McCarthy was the real worse scenario.”
  21. Will Democrats Elect the Next GOP Speaker?Kevin McCarthy’s stunning withdrawal may bring about the unprecedented.
  22. How the Republicans Are Rehabbing Hillary Clinton’s ImageThe GOP handed her a gift when they slipped up about the Benghazi investigation. She’s playing it brilliantly. 
  23. Hillary Clinton Turns Kevin McCarthy’s Benghazi Gaffe Into a TV AdTo bolster her claim that Republicans are conspiring against her.
  24. Jason Chaffetz Will Challenge Kevin McCarthy for Speaker of the HouseHe’ll be the underdog, but still represents the first viable threat to McCarthy and the GOP Establishment.
  25. Benghazi Committee Yet Again Proves Bonanza for Inane Partisan BickeringThe presumptive next speaker of the House made a remark that included the words Hillary and Benghazi, and Dems are apoplectic. 
  26. 5 Things to Know About Representative Kevin McCarthy, the Likely Next SpeakerDonors can’t resist him!
  27. Kevin McCarthy Will Be the Republicans’ New House Majority LeaderAs Eric Cantor slinks away.
  28. Kevin McCarthy Is (Probably) the Next House Majority LeaderTaking over for Eric Cantor.
  29. GOP Drafting a New Contract With AmericaIt’s going to be even better than the last one.