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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...people feel about this."After an initial meeting of the House GOP task force Tuesday, aides to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the focus of legislation would be on stopping Syrian refugee resettlement until the administration can offer...
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House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess

...current Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to announce his resignation and scared off his heir apparent, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., could throw up obstacles to Ryan, too.It also leaves any resolution unclear for a party that seems...
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Prospective speakers multiply in House as all wait on Ryan

...Boehner shocked the House by announcing his planned resignation, and Boehner's heir apparent, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, abruptly took himself out of the running.The stunning developments left a leadership vacuum at the pinnacle of...
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Ryan to seek speakership if embraced

...John Boehner to announce his resignation by threatening a floor vote on his speakership, and scared Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy into abruptly withdrawing from the race to replace him.That left Ryan, the GOP's 2012 vice presidential nominee...
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Speaker Boehner's last deal: 2-year budget

...billion in the first year and $30 billion in the second year."Let's declare success," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told Republicans, according to Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., as the leadership sought to rally...
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House Freedom Caucus supports Ryan for speaker

...wanted but is exploring, he says, out of a sense of duty after Boehner announced his resignation and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy abruptly withdrew from the running to replace him.Ryan has made clear that he does not want to be the latest victim...
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Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...point to the recent comments of two Republicans who suggested Clinton is the panel's target.House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said last month that the committee can take credit for Clinton's diminished public standing in recent...
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Gowdy defends Benghazi panel after latest GOP criticism

...complaints by a fellow Republican. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said late last month that the Benghazi...partisan focus on Clinton, Hanna said: "After what Kevin McCarthy said, it's difficult to accept at least a part...
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Clinton's strong debate is warning for GOP

...handed two gifts on the email issue from her political opponents. She often brings up Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's boast about the political damage to her campaign caused by the congressional panel that uncovered her email practices...
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Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...announced he was resigning from Congress, airline CEOs and lobbyists flocked to a fundraiser for Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who at the time was seen as Boehner's most likely successor.Four years ago, Airlines for America...
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