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Some Facts About GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy

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June 14, 2014 AT 4:54 AM
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, has a clear path to Rep. Eric Cantor’s soon-to-be-vacated post as House majority leader , as his leading competitor, Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, dropped out of the race late Thursday. So who is the man who will be second in line to the speaker of the House? Currently third in line, the 49-year-old Republican from Bakersfield, Calif., owned a deli and a batting range and was a staff member for Rep. Bill Thomas before his own election in 2006.