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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., pauses while speaking during a news conference to announce the introduction of bipartisan legislation to expand background checks for sales and transfers of firearms, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 27, 2019 - 4:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years. Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to end the...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a meeting for the House Republican leadership elections. 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 protect President Donald Trump's agenda and try to build the party back to retake the majority. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 15, 2018 - 5:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, handing the seven-term Californian a familiar role of building the party back to a majority as well as protecting President Donald Trump's agenda. With Speaker Paul...
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FILE - IN this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento, Calif. Frustration and finger-pointing spilled over at a private meeting of House Republicans late Tuesday, Nov. 13 as lawmakers sorted through an election that cost the majority and began considering new leaders. The speaker’s gavel now out of reach, McCarthy, an ally of President Donald Trump, is poised to be minority leader. But he faces a challenge from Jim Jordan of the conservative Freedom Caucus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The speaker's gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus in closed-door elections that will determine party leadership and set the tone for the new Congress. The race for minority leader is McCarthy's to lose Wednesday,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California, in Sacramento, Calif. Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes. McCarthy burned up the phone lines Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, shoring up his support. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 09, 2018 - 12:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Nancy Pelosi wrangles votes in her bid for House speaker, another leadership battle is playing out on the Republican side, where Kevin McCarthy faces a challenge from conservative Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan to lead the new GOP minority. Republicans lost the House...
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