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McCarthy: Governor for 2016 pick

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy has some qualifications for presidential candidates that might leave his Republican colleagues out of the ring in 2016.<p>“I’m a firm believer that I don’t think that anybody should become president if they haven’t been governor first, McCarthy (R-Calif.) said …

McCarthy Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen and Protect Voting Rights of Military and Overseas Voters

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman McCarthy introduced the Safeguarding Elections for Our Nation’s Troops through Reforms and Improvements Act (H.R. …

McCarthy Statement on December Jobs Report

<b>Washington D.C. –</b> House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December Employment …

House GOP rolls dice on debt limit

After a few weeks of vote searching — and a good deal of soul searching — House Republicans say they think their best hope of raising the debt ceiling is to tie it to restoring pension cuts for retired soldiers.<p>But even that might not work.<p>The most recent strategy — unveiled in a private Monday …

House of Representatives stenographer led away after outburst in budget vote

A stenographer in the US House of Representatives was led away after an outburst during the vote on a bill to end the budget crisis.<p>The woman surprised staff and members when she went to the microphone and began a confused speech in which she appeared to denounce freemasons and made references to …

Kevin McCarthy: 'I Don't Think Anyone Should Become President If They Haven't Been A Governor First'

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) dealt a blow to such GOP presidential hopefuls as Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) during an appearance on MSNBC Thursday.<p>"I'm a firm believer that I don't think anyone should become president if they haven’t …

Kevin McCarthy Jokes About 'House Of Cards,' Murdering Colleagues

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joked on Tuesday about how his life would be different if he were like his counterpart on the Netflix drama "House of Cards."<p><b>(Spoiler ahead.)</b><p>There's one major difference between the fictional whip and the real one: McCarthy hasn't killed any members of …

McCarthy backs path to legal status

The third-ranking House Republican is offering support for a path to legal status that would allow millions of undocumented immigrants in the country to work and pay their taxes.<p>In a new interview published late Tuesday, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) hinted that those contours of …