Kevin McCarthy

Breaking: McCarthy Out for Speaker, election postponed

As Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy frantically worked the phones and met behind closed doors to overcome growing opposition by the small-but influential Freedom Caucus, the writing on the wall became too large to ignore. Just two weeks after Speaker John Boehner surprised Capitol Hill by announcing his resignation, McCarthy delivered his own shocking news by announcing that he will not seek the Speaker’s chair, breaking…


A Message To House Republicans: Think Like Uber

Are House Republicans about to repeat the same mistake that got them into their current mess? John Boehner’s decision to give up his speakership allows the members of the House Republican Conference a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a mid-course correction. But if media reports are correct, they plan to elevate current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to the speakership by virtual acclamation in next week’s Leadership elections. That would be a terrible…


Boehner: Kevin McCarthy Would Make A Great Speaker

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican who currently serves as House Majority Leader, got the nod of approval as speaker from outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner during the latter’s press conference early Friday afternoon. While saying he does not have a vote in who will replace him as Speaker and that he did not want to make any endorsements, Boehner did speak specifically…