House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) “insists he’s not in the running for White House chief of staff. And the California Republican’s allies say the only job he really wants — other than the post he currently has — is [...]
Less than two days after GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used a shell bill from the House as pretext to kickstart an open-ended floor debate on an immigration reform plan, GOP Senators are telling Fox News and Bloomberg that...Show More Summary
I was joined this leader by the Majority Leader of the House, CA Rep. Kevin McCarthy:
Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/via AP Images House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conduct a news conference Q uestion for today: What is the connection between the Republican tax cuts, the rising federal deficit,...Show More Summary
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise sees Thomas Jefferson as an ally in his opposition to the separation of church and state. That's spectacularly wrong.
MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews said Monday that the GOP’s “secret weapon” to maintain its congressional majority is to attack House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) because she is an “ethnic sort of person.” “I will reserve judgment — picking on somebody from one of the coasts, usually ethnic, and making them the poster person of […]
In back-to-back speeches last night, Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Majority leader Mitch McConnell heralded what they described as a promising and fair two-year budget plan - what would be the first of the Trump eraShow More Summary
Newly released FBI text messages show agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page bashing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). Luke Rosiak of the Daily Caller reports: The FBI officials...Show More Summary
Senate leaders on Wednesday announced a far-reaching agreement that would set federal spending levels for the next two years, a major victory for both parties after years of lamenting Congress’s reliance on short-term solutions to avert financial crises. Show More Summary
The crafty Senate majority and minority leaders announced a two-year budget deal that marks the end of the disastrous 2011 Budget Control Act. News reports indicate that “the plan eliminates mandatory spending cuts for two years and increases Pentagon spending by $80 billion and domestic spending by $63 billion for the 2018 fiscal year.” The […]
A prominent Iranian reformist under house arrest for the past seven years lashed out at the country's supreme leader Tuesday, urging him to bring major reforms "before it is too late". Mehdi Karroubi, 80, lost his bid for the presidency...Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) insisted that he was “unaware of any effort” to undermine Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, ignoring reports that at least one White House employee had threaten to quit because President Donald Trump was making moves to fire the...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's House Majority Leader Dave Reed will run for Congress to succeed U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster in southwestern Pennsylvania. Reed formally announced the bid Tuesday in a campaign email, a few days after...Show More Summary
Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) committed on Monday to moving an immigration bill before Feb. 8, he didn’t give any incentives for the House of Representatives or the White House to follow suit on bipartisan legislation of their own. Show More Summary
Senate Democrats secured a commitment from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up a bipartisan immigration bill in the next few weeks. Even if the potential bill passes, it could face significant hurdles in the House. WASHINGTONShow More Summary
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, joined me this morning:
Dave Reed, the majority leader of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, is telling Republican Party officials that he plans to run for Congress to succeed U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster in … Click to Continue »
“We’ve passed our CR… Sen. Schumer needs to decide if he wants a shutdown.” — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), quoted by Politico.
The House voted 230-197 last night for a stopgap measure to avoid a shutdown, in a vote that included six Democrats’ support and 11 Republicans’ opposition. Following the vote, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced this morning that GOP leadership will send House members home for the weekend. Show More Summary
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) “said GOP leaders will send the House home this weekend, virtually guaranteeing a shutdown unless some last-minute deal is struck,” Politico reports.