By Rebecca Berg | 06/22/14 01:48 PM
New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not have plans to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank's lending authority when it expires in September, he said Sunday -- setting up a likely fierce battle between conservative Republicans and the president. The bank, which grants credit to help...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/22/14 12:10 PM
House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy says Congress should let the Export-Import Bank expire, the biggest blow yet to the imperiled subsidy agency whose charter expires this fall. On "Fox News Sunday," host Chris Wallace asked McCarthy if he agrees with "conservatives who say that the...
By David M. Drucker | 06/20/14 08:41 AM
The new House majority whip won not only because he was a conservative, but also because he reached out to other elements of the Republican Party.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/20/14 08:38 AM
The election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the new House majority leader has failed to extinguish the rumblings of discontent by far-right lawmakers that could lead to an effort to oust House Speaker John Boehner in January.
By Philip Klein | 06/19/14 06:15 PM
For good reason, conservatives lamented the fact that House Republicans on Thursday voted to replace Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., as majority leader with his hand picked successor, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
By David M. Drucker | 06/19/14 04:34 PM
Where Eric Cantor pushed, expect Kevin McCarthy to steer. Where the outgoing House majority leader has used his post to lead the Republican Party, expect his successor to lead his conference.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/19/14 03:15 PM
House Republicans Tuesday voted to install their chief vote counter as the new majority leader, rejecting a more conservative but slightly less experienced opponent.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/18/14 01:40 PM
They may be in the majority, but many House Republicans feel irrelevant. That’s the problem both candidates for House majority leader promised to fix when they delivered their pitches to the rank and file at a closed door meeting. “I want every member to feel relevant again,” Rep. Raul...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/18/14 08:51 AM
Rep. Raul Labrador returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to formally begin rounding up support from fellow GOP lawmakers in his uphill bid to become majority leader.
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/17/14 04:03 PM
California Congressman Kevin McCarthy will likely win the election this week for House majority leader. Then he'll spend six months working to keep that job when House Republicans choose their leadership again, after the November elections.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/17/14 11:39 AM
Conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday warned Rep. Raul Labrador he is "squandering" an opportunity to win over conservative voters because of his support for increasing legal immigration. Labrador, R-Idaho, is running for House majority leader as an underdog conservative...
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