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Water Effort Unites Brown, McCarthy, and Feinstein

The Sacramento Bee reports that two leading Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, are joining forces with Kevin McCarthy, the most powerful Republican in the House of Representatives, to bring ...
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Bakersfield’s McCarthy Picked as House GOP Leader

WASHINGTON — Republican Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election Wednesday to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, a familiar role for the underestimated scrapper whose top priority will be to p...
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Thieves Break into Bakersfield Office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy

BAKERSFIELD — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says thieves broke into his office in Bakersfield and that he's hoping for help from the public to identify them. Photos posted on the Republican representative's Instagram account Monday evening show photo...

GOP Won’t Force Quick House Vote on Dem Bill Axing ICE

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders won't hold a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and instead will offer a non-binding GOP measure lauding the agency and ridiculing calls for its elimination. No. 3 House GOP ...