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Republican Pulls Column From Conservative Site After Offensive Pelosi Hit

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has pulled his column from a conservative website after that site posted inappropriate images of House M...

Republicans Confident Budget Can Withstand Tea Party Opposition

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republican leaders on Wednesday predicted passage of a budget...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Kevin Spacey: 'House Of Cards' Not Far From Reality | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Actor Kevin Spacey said even though his "House of Cards" character Francis Underwood has resorted to murder, extortion and corruption, t...

Secure Communities: Why Does the Kern County Sheriff Defy the Law?

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 03.29.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

Sheriff Youngblood is boldly defying state law, an odd stand by a law enforcement officer sworn to uphold the law. The sheriff's position doesn't encourage confidence in him by the Latino community and many others in Kern County.

GOP Pushing to Legalize Illegal Immigrants, Hurt American Workers

Joe Guzzardi | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Joe Guzzardi

The harm legalization would do to unemployed and under-employed Americans would come at the front end of immigration reform legislation.

Top Republican Throws Cruz, Ryan Under The Bus

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

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...

Top Republican: Not Enough Time For Immigration This Year

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The third-ranking Republican in the House has told immigration advocates that there's not enough time left this...

There Isn't 'Gridlock' in Congress - Only a Tea Party Terrorized Boehner -- #JustVote

Robert Creamer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The question is whether John Boehner is more concerned about being terrorized by a Tea Party minority or having a legacy as the one man who single handedly caused a world wide economic disaster. If he cares about this country, his choice should be obvious.

Jennifer Bendery

Kevin McCarthy Rallies Republicans To See 'Prisoners' Ahead Of Debt Ceiling Fight | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when House Republicans are preparing to force a list of conservative demands on Democrats in exchange for raising the debt cei...

Immigrants Take Big Risks to Get Their Stories Out

Gordon Whitman | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Gordon Whitman

Last year the Federal Government deported 409,849 people, including 83,846 parents of U.S. citizen children. With the government breaking apart families at a rate unseen in American history, many parents and children are in a day-to-day struggle to hold their families together.

Thousands Of Immigration Activists Rally In House Republican's District

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKI | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Some 1,500 activists descended on the third-ranking House Republican's congressional district Wednesday to push for action...

Top GOP Lawmaker Jokes About Murdering Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

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 dr...

Obama's Willing Executioners of the Fourth Amendment

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

It's now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, so each provision can be neatly fitted with cement shoes and delivered to the bottom of the Potomac.

How Redistricting Could Hurt House Republicans

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans' knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration ...

Chaos Brews Under House GOP Leadership

Politico | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

Less than two weeks ago, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy walked upstairs to Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s Capitol office to discuss a sensitive i...

Republicans Pull Health Care Measure After Conservative Backlash

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An effort by House Republicans to highlight problems with President Barack Obama's health care law by bailing out a program for peo...

Lawmakers Spar Over Keystone Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), appearing on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, sparred briefly over the State Department...

Jason Linkins

So How's That Grand Bargain Working Out? | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

Well, another day, another dollar of revenue that's not being exchanged for a dollar of entitlement cuts. As sequestration remains in effect, and peop...

Top Republican Slams Obama Over March Madness Brackets

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) suggested in an interview on Tuesday that President Barack Obama spends more time "filling out his March...

Republicans Cautiously Optimistic After Obama Wooing

AP | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

BY PHILIP ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Barack Obama's courtship and suggested t...

Jennifer Bendery

Kevin McCarthy: 'I Wouldn't Underestimate The House Ability To Pass The Immigration Bill' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-highest ranked Republican in the House, signaled Sunday that there is enough support in the Ho...

Sequester Cuts Should Be Made to Fall Hardest on Tea Party Districts

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Because the Tea Party types consider government spending to be evil, corrupting, dependency-producing and tyrannical, they should greet their disproportionate reduction with dancing and flowers.

Elise Foley

House Republicans To Paul Ryan: Good To See You, Now 'Get Back To Ohio' | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan received a hero's welcome Thursday at the House of Representatives, with his fellow House Republ...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Leader: DOMA Defense Is Our 'Responsibility' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) signaled Wednesday that despite recent setbacks, House Republican leaders will keep spendi...

Paul Blumenthal

Gingrich Super PAC Donor Moves His Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A super PAC launched to protect the Republican Party majority in the House of Representatives received its biggest infusion of cash to d...