The Next Speaker of the House: McCarthy or Pelosi?

Now that House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced his retirement from Congress at the end of this term, Dan Walters of CALmatters asks a logical question in his April 16th column: Will the second time be the charm for Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy? In...

Editorial: Valley GOP Must Call Out Trump for Vulgar Remarks

With Congress seemingly close to a bipartisan agreement that would protect Dreamers, fund border security and advance other aspects of immigration reform, President Donald Trump blew it all up with his mouth Thursday. Trump, according to The New York Times,...

From Washington: McCarthy on Water Bill

GV Wire spoke with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) at the U.S. Capitol about his thoughts on H.R. 23. The water bill, carried by Hanford Republican David Valadao, now heads to the U.S. Senate, where it faces an uncertain future. However...

Rep. McCarthy addresses media

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield/Porterville) was part of the GOP briefing today in Washington, addressing the Republicans gaining the White House, as well as controlling both houses of Congress. Transcrip...