Politics & Government

June 13, 2014 1:58 PM

Kevin McCarthy on cusp of power, but tensions inside GOP persist

The son of a Bakersfield firefighter, Rep. Kevin McCarthy has carried plenty of political hose to get where he is now, perched on the edge of real power in the House. But water-charged lines, McCarthy knows, can have minds of their own.

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