McCarthy Abruptly Withdraws Candidacy For House SpeakerA small but determined bloc of conservatives had announced they were opposing him, and they commanded enough votes to block him on the floor.
GOP Rep. McCarthy Elected House Majority LeaderHouse 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.
Can McCarthy Resuscitate State GOP? Calif. Republicans Weigh In On Election For House Majority LeaderKCAL9's Dave Bryan talked to local Republicans in Newport Beach Monday about what the change could mean to the struggling state GOP.
'Body Snatchers' Actor Kevin McCarthy, 96, DiesActor 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.