Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kevin McCarthy Becomes Least Tenured Floor Leader in U.S. House History

Kevin McCarthy Becomes Least Tenured Floor Leader in U.S. House History


House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is joined by Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, just after House Republicans voted to make McCarthy the new majority leader, replacing Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., who was defeated in his primary earlier this month,  on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., who leads a conservative faction of lawmakers in the Republican Study Committee, was elected to be the new House majority whip, replacing McCarthy. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)new House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

Kevin McCarthy will become the new House Majority Leader in July, who replaces current Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), due to Cantor losing to the GOP Primary in June to Tea Party challenger David Brat.  A painstaking study of three dozen former House Majority and Minority leaders claim that Kevin McCarthy will possess the least tenure of any House Majority Leader in U.S. history.  Read the full story from WashingtonTimes.com.  

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