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Roll Call
Why Mental Health Bill Isn't Movingleader in recent memory to publicly push for specific legislation. The Wiscons
Why Mental Health Bill Isn't Moving
Roll Call / Posted 16 hours ago
leader in recent memory to publicly push for specific legislation. The Wisconsin Republican and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., have both pointed to Murphy’s bill amid growing pressure for Congress to take action on gun... Read more
20h
Roll Call
Daniel Webster Presses Nuanced Case for Speakercast. Webster announced his candidacy as soon as Boehner announced his departu
Daniel Webster Presses Nuanced Case for Speaker
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
cast. Webster announced his candidacy as soon as Boehner announced his departure and kept it alive after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California dropped out on Oct. 8 and the focus turned to Wisconsin’s Ryan. Webster is running on a... Read more
20h
Roll Call
Florida GOP Primaries Will Shape Next Year's ConferenceThis primary has turned into a proxy war between the Freedom Caucus and the GOP
Florida GOP Primaries Will Shape Next Year's Conference
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
This primary has turned into a proxy war between the Freedom Caucus and the GOP establishment, with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy fundraising for Panama City doctor Neal Dunn. Whoever wins the primary, the 2nd District will be a general... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
South Shore campaign donors give big to Clinton over Trumpa lot of controversy around both candidates, but there’s no question in my mind
South Shore campaign donors give big to Clinton over Trump
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
a lot of controversy around both candidates, but there’s no question in my mind that she has the experience for the job.” Kevin McCarthy, a Cohasset selectman and former chairman of the Cohasset Democratic Town Committee, said the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Foreseeable sinkhole!Trump’s visit to an area represented by Republicans most interesting. The Centr
Foreseeable sinkhole!
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Trump’s visit to an area represented by Republicans most interesting. The Central Valley is home to GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and GOP Representatives Jeff Denham, Devin Nunes, and David Valadao. But it is also home to the largest... Read more
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FOX News
Congress faces physicists' 'multiverse' of issues including IRS, Zika upon impending returnlearned next to nothing,” complained another. “Pathetic,” lamented a senior Re
Congress faces physicists' 'multiverse' of issues including IRS, Zika upon impending return
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
learned next to nothing,” complained another. “Pathetic,” lamented a senior Republican. House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., routinely publishes a memo at various calendar intervals about upcoming legislative plans. Though... Read more
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The Hill
Conservative blasts GOP over Indian-American candidateThe Senate Conservatives Fund is hitting House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy a
Conservative blasts GOP over Indian-American candidate
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The Senate Conservatives Fund is hitting House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other establishment Republicans for blocking the rise of a GOP candidate who could be the first Indian-American congresswoman. SCF President Ken Cuccinelli blasted the... Read more
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People Magazine
Congress Poised to Give America's Olympic Medalists a Big Tax Breakmen and women who represent the United States exemplify the best of the America
Congress Poised to Give America's Olympic Medalists a Big Tax Break
People Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
men and women who represent the United States exemplify the best of the American spirit," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday, according to Politico. "Removing an unnecessary tax levied on their success is a... Read more
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Newsmax
Paul Ryan Hosts Retreat in Wyoming for GOP Donorsevent during his cross-country road trip in support of House Republicans. Other
Paul Ryan Hosts Retreat in Wyoming for GOP Donors
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
event during his cross-country road trip in support of House Republicans. Other attendees included House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), conference chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Emanuel's new water tax will impact homeownersto partner with us, show us how you’re being a good partner to the people of Ch
How Emanuel's new water tax will impact homeowners
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
to partner with us, show us how you’re being a good partner to the people of Chicago,” Summers said. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is committed to having a vote on the measure in September after it clears the tax-writing Ways and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Gosar targeted by GOP in backlash against 'tea party'March, he gave $254,000 to a committee supporting the efforts of House Speaker
Gosar targeted by GOP in backlash against 'tea party'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
March, he gave $254,000 to a committee supporting the efforts of House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Not long after the pro-Bush super PAC refunded $176,000 to Oberndorf, he gave $100,000 to ESAFund.... Read more
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The Hill
House leader promises vote on exempting Olympic medals from taxesHouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) pledged on Tuesday to schedule
House leader promises vote on exempting Olympic medals from taxes
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) pledged on Tuesday to schedule floor time in the coming weeks for legislation that would exempt Olympic winnings from taxes. But Congress won’t return to session until after Labor Day, meaning a vote... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Donald Trump highlighting immigrant crime, border and Hillary Clinton in TexasDuring the rally, Trump said people were giving him credit for helping force U.
Donald Trump highlighting immigrant crime, border and Hillary Clinton in Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
During the rally, Trump said people were giving him credit for helping force U.S. House of Repreentatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to bow out of the race for Speaker of the House. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS, NV -... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Donald Trump ‘not flip-flopping’ on immigration ahead of Austin, Texas rallyDuring the rally, Trump said people were giving him credit for helping force U.
Donald Trump ‘not flip-flopping’ on immigration ahead of Austin, Texas rally
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
During the rally, Trump said people were giving him credit for helping force U.S. House of Repreentatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to bow out of the race for Speaker of the House. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS, NV -... Read more
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The Hill
GOP chairmen subpoena tech companies tied to Clinton's email serverBenghazi Committee at a cost of $7 million in taxpayer dollars as well as by th
GOP chairmen subpoena tech companies tied to Clinton's email server
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
Benghazi Committee at a cost of $7 million in taxpayer dollars as well as by the FBI." In February, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) suggested that the Science Committee probe had overstepped. He told reporters he believed those... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
CMC now has drug to treat rare infection caused by brain-eating amoebathe rare waterborne infection that killed an Ohio teen who visited the U.S. Nat
CMC now has drug to treat rare infection caused by brain-eating amoeba
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
the rare waterborne infection that killed an Ohio teen who visited the U.S. National WhitewaterCenter in June. Spokesman Kevin McCarthy said the Charlotte hospital has received a bottle of 28 pills of the drug, miltefosine, from the Florida... Read more
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Roll Call
Meadows Explains Effort to Overthrow BoehnerMeadows said names that have been discussed over the recent weeks and months to
Meadows Explains Effort to Overthrow Boehner
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
Meadows said names that have been discussed over the recent weeks and months to replace Boehner include: Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., GOP Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Homeland Security Chairman Michael... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Death row, Gitmo and family leaveMitch McConnell thinks the Republicans’ chances of retaining control of the Sen
Death row, Gitmo and family leave
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Mitch McConnell thinks the Republicans’ chances of retaining control of the Senate are “very dicey.” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is barnstorming from state to state to stump and raise money for down-ballot GOP candidates. When a loose... Read more
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Roll Call
Ryan to Cover 12 States Campaigning for House Candidates in Augustin Cleveland, Ryan participated in party events for the NRCC, Republican Nation
Ryan to Cover 12 States Campaigning for House Candidates in August
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
in Cleveland, Ryan participated in party events for the NRCC, Republican National Committee and for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise, the political aide said. The speaker highlighted the House GOP's policy... Read more
14d
Roll Call
Shimkus, Walden Ramp Up Campaign for Energy and Commerce Gavelcommittees with vacant leadership spots. Unlike other members on the panel, Rya
Shimkus, Walden Ramp Up Campaign for Energy and Commerce Gavel
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
committees with vacant leadership spots. Unlike other members on the panel, Ryan has four votes and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California has two. “In all of those deliberations, there’s a number of factors that are taken into... Read more
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The Herald News
ROAD RACE: Get Steppin' 5K raises almost $70,000 for homeless facility68, Warren, R.I.; Fatima Vieira (32:02.4), 61, Fall River; Linda Karppinen (32:
ROAD RACE: Get Steppin' 5K raises almost $70,000 for homeless facility
The Herald News / Posted 15 days ago
68, Warren, R.I.; Fatima Vieira (32:02.4), 61, Fall River; Linda Karppinen (32:53.4), 61, Fall River. Male 60-69: Kevin McCarthy (24:15.0), 68, Portsmouth, R.I.; Francis Brough (25:05.5), 64, Fall River; William Kelly (30:08.4), 62, Fall... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Valley Voices: How did we get here?of intense investigation Clinton’s poll numbers crashed, which was the point of
Valley Voices: How did we get here?
Desert Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
of intense investigation Clinton’s poll numbers crashed, which was the point of these exercises, as Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy carelessly admitted. The media unapologetically presents the race as a choice between the lesser of two evils,... Read more
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Roll Call
Establishment GOP Looks to Arizona, Florida Primaries to Bolster RanksHouse Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, all of whom backed Crane, and more es
Establishment GOP Looks to Arizona, Florida Primaries to Bolster Ranks
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, all of whom backed Crane, and more establishment members of Congress, including Kevin McCarthy, who donated in large numbers to Ferguson. The next open-seat showdown is in Florida's 2nd District. Once... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Katehi departs, Garamendi drops by, Trump ‘jokes’ about gunsothers to waffle and bolt. Even Rep. Darrell Issa, the San Diego County Republi
Katehi departs, Garamendi drops by, Trump ‘jokes’ about guns
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
others to waffle and bolt. Even Rep. Darrell Issa, the San Diego County Republican,seems nervous. Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy “clearly are going to have to scramble” to maintain their majority, Garamendi said. The size of the wave will... Read more
20d
WAFB Baton Rouge
Healthline: Laser spine surgerythat advertise nationwide. He said the cost is similar to more traditional spin
Healthline: Laser spine surgery
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 20 days ago
that advertise nationwide. He said the cost is similar to more traditional spine surgeries using different tools. Dr. Kevin McCarthy at The Spine Center described other benefits of using the laser, including faster recovery time thanks to less... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Healthline: Laser spine surgerythat advertise nationwide. He said the cost is similar to more traditional spin
Healthline: Laser spine surgery
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 days ago
that advertise nationwide. He said the cost is similar to more traditional spine surgeries using different tools. Dr. Kevin McCarthy at The Spine Center described other benefits of using the laser, including faster recovery time thanks to less... Read more
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Roll Call
Second Republican Resigns From House Freedom Caucuswere set to vote Thursday for one of three candidates for speaker, the favorite
Second Republican Resigns From House Freedom Caucus
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
were set to vote Thursday for one of three candidates for speaker, the favorite of which was Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. But the California Republican stunned colleagues by announcing — with zero warning — he would not be seeking... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deathstwo years and $7 million investigating the attacks. Democrats eagerly point to
GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
two years and $7 million investigating the attacks. Democrats eagerly point to comments last year by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., suggesting that the Benghazi panel could take credit for Clinton's slumping poll numbers. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Remembering Sharon Runner: a ‘ball of energy’ in a ‘size 4 dress’caring demeanor that attracted fans on both sides of the political aisle. “She
Remembering Sharon Runner: a ‘ball of energy’ in a ‘size 4 dress’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
caring demeanor that attracted fans on both sides of the political aisle. “She was a magnet,” said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, who served with Runner in the California Assembly from 2002 to 2008 before he was elected to... Read more
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Roll Call
Ransom-to-Iran Charge 'Defies Logic,' Obama Sayswas made in cash that was delivered via an unmarked cargo plane. Senior Republ
Ransom-to-Iran Charge 'Defies Logic,' Obama Says
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
was made in cash that was delivered via an unmarked cargo plane. Senior Republicans, including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain of Arizona, on Wednesday blistered the Obama... Read more
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FOX News
Beware the Ides of August: DC churns amid Trump surprisespoint. The GOP would have burned through former House Speaker John Boehner, R-O
Beware the Ides of August: DC churns amid Trump surprises
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
point. The GOP would have burned through former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Cantor and even House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for the top job. A defeat resets the entire party. GOPers expected an internecine imbroglio last... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom dealhostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom deal
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 27 days ago
hostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom payment to me," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — while hedging his criticism by noting that the newspaper... Read more
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TribLIVE
White House denies $400M was ransom to Iranto Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to appear at a committee hearing to
White House denies $400M was ransom to Iran
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
to Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to appear at a committee hearing to discuss the payment. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California noted that “America has had a longstanding policy to not reward terrorists and kidnappers with... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom dealhostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom deal
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 27 days ago
hostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom payment to me," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — while hedging his criticism by noting that the newspaper... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom dealhostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom deal
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 27 days ago
hostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom payment to me," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — while hedging his criticism by noting that the newspaper... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom dealhostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom deal
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 27 days ago
hostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom payment to me," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — while hedging his criticism by noting that the newspaper... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom dealhostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom deal
The Record Searchlight / Posted 27 days ago
hostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom payment to me," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — while hedging his criticism by noting that the newspaper... Read more
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USA Today
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom dealhostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom
Despite plane full of cash to Iran, White House denies ransom deal
USA Today / Posted 27 days ago
hostages back on the same day it received the cash. Sounds a lot like a ransom payment to me," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — while hedging his criticism by noting that the newspaper... Read more
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27d
Roll Call
GOP Lawmakers See 'Ransom' to Iran Amid White House Denialssurprising given [the administration’s] long record of concessions to America’s
GOP Lawmakers See 'Ransom' to Iran Amid White House Denials
Roll Call / Posted 27 days ago
surprising given [the administration’s] long record of concessions to America’s adversaries.” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California noted that “America has had a longstanding policy to not reward terrorists and kidnappers with... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
DSC's new dual-enrollment program targets construction workers, machiniststo the student is they are getting, at no cost to them, training that is direct
DSC's new dual-enrollment program targets construction workers, machinists
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
to the student is they are getting, at no cost to them, training that is directly needed in the local workforce,” said Kevin McCarthy, director of Flagler Technical Institute under the Flagler school district. “So you complete one of these... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Time for Republicans to stand up to Donald TrumpTrump, even though the reasons to do so are multiplying by the day, if not hour
Time for Republicans to stand up to Donald Trump
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
Trump, even though the reasons to do so are multiplying by the day, if not hourly. Others – such as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Reps. Jeff Denham, Doug LaMalfa and congressional candidate Scott Jones – have dodged questions or just... Read more
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The Atlantic
Where Republicans Stand on Their Nominee: A Cheat Sheetnot there. I hope to, and I want to.” He said the party needs “a standard-beare
Where Republicans Stand on Their Nominee: A Cheat Sheet
The Atlantic / Posted 28 days ago
not there. I hope to, and I want to.” He said the party needs “a standard-bearer that bears our standards.” (May 5, 2016) Kevin McCarthy: YEA The House majority leader, a Californian, has broken with Speaker Paul Ryan and will back Trump. McCarthy... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton sold as ‘tough,’ ‘determined’ to repair reputation for dishonesty, build trustthe ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. As evidence, he pointe
Hillary Clinton sold as ‘tough,’ ‘determined’ to repair reputation for dishonesty, build trust
The Washington Times / Posted 30 days ago
the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. As evidence, he pointed to remarks by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, who said the special committee investigation of the Benghazi attack contributed to... Read more

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