Kevin McCarthy

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GOP Rep. McCarthy Elected House Majority Leader

House Republicans have made the first change in their leadership since Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost a primary election last week. They’ve elected California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to replace him in the No. 2 job.


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Can McCarthy Resuscitate State GOP? Calif. Republicans Weigh In On Election For House Majority Leader

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan talked to local Republicans in Newport Beach Monday about what the change could mean to the struggling state GOP.

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Kevin McCarthy, perhaps best known for starring in 1956's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", died in September at age 96. In a career that spanned more than seven decades, McCarthy also starred in "The Distinguished Gentleman," "Pirahna," "The Twilight Zone" and "UHF." He was also Oscar-nominated for his role as Biff in the 1951 adaptation of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman."

‘Body Snatchers’ Actor Kevin McCarthy, 96, Dies

Actor Kevin McCarthy, who played the frantic doctor trying to save his friends and neighbors in the science-fiction movie classic “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” has died at age 96.