Members of Congress Celebrate Constitution Day

Members of Congress Celebrate Constitution Day

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"Constitution Day" was yesterday and its a day which recognizes the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. Some Members of Congress are feeling a nostalgic loyalty to the document and its principles in the wake … [Read more...]

Ronald Reagan, John Adams, and Fun for July 4th

Ronald Reagan, John Adams, and Fun for July 4th

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When President Reagan began his Fourth of July remarks from aboard the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy in 1986, he knew his speech was the only thing standing between a patriotic crowd and a huge fireworks display over New York Harbor. He recalled a saying … [Read more...]

Star Wars Day, KY Derby & 43rd Anniversary of Kent State Shootings

Star Wars Day, KY Derby & 43rd Anniversary of Kent State Shootings

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Facebook provides endless opportunities to learn something you didn't know - even about today. This morning, I woke up at 8:30 A.M. and looked at my email and Facebook news feed. I found three things which make this particular May 4th unique: The … [Read more...]

What Karl Rove Said in California

What Karl Rove Said in California

U.S. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy with Franca Gargiulo, Judy Lloyd, and Debbie Allen.

This past weekend, the California Republican Party held its bi-annual Convention in the state capital in Sacramento.  On hand was FOX News' Karl Rove and U.S. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy. The party suffered one of its worst election cycles … [Read more...]

Obama and Congress Use Their Powers for Good

Obama and Congress Use Their Powers for Good

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I'm aware that this seems an unlikely headline given the antics of the fiscal cliff and the bickering about taxes and spending between the President, U.S. House Speaker Boehner, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Reid, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch … [Read more...]

Mitt Romney: Nice guys finish last

Mitt Romney: Nice guys finish last

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  Late last night I used every form of communication to connect with political operatives and pollsters in target states as well as on the East Coast.  Facebook, Twitter, television, telephone, and text were all my friends as I tried to … [Read more...]

Lowering Gas Prices and Energy Independence

Lowering Gas Prices and Energy Independence

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Congressman Kevin McCarthy represents California's 22nd Congressional District, which covers most of Kern and San Luis Obispo Counties, and northeastern Los Angeles County. He currently serves as Majority Whip in the U.S. House of Representatives and … [Read more...]

Live at the RNC Convention: Gov. Chris Christie & U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy

Live at the RNC Convention: Gov. Chris Christie & U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy

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Chris Christie visits California Delegation - This morning, California delegates, alternates, and guests were treated to a visit by Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.  We arrived early at 7:30 AM to tunes from Bruce Springsteen blaring in our … [Read more...]

Is the U.S. Senate Vote on Tax Cuts Merely a Gimmick?

Is the U.S. Senate Vote on Tax Cuts Merely a Gimmick?

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One of the smart guys in Congress is U.S. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy. He has served as a tactical strategist for Republicans and previous to that was the Minority Leader in the California State Assembly. Widely respected for his straight … [Read more...]

Kevin McCarthy – The $3.6 Million Man

Kevin McCarthy – The $3.6 Million Man

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U.S. House Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is going beyond what he, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan did with the "Young Guns" in the 2010 cycle. That cycle yielded a sweeping change in the U.S. Congress of … [Read more...]