Kevin McCarthy

House Majority Whip McCarthy Insists Immigration Reform Is Not Dead
I'll believe that this Republican House is going go pass immigration reform when I see it. They've used the issue to keep their xenophobic base whipped into a frenzy in order to win elections. I can't see them backtracking from that now. That didn't stop House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy from claiming we're finally going to see them move on the issue this Sunday: Read more...
Reid Blasts House GOP For Governing With 'Banana Republican Mindset'
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Monday accused GOP leaders in the House of Representatives of trying to run government with a "banana Republican mindset" after they attempted to use a short-term spending resolution to delay President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law. Read more...
Chris Wallace Calls House Demands On Debt Ceiling 'Over The Top'
This is a sure sign that your ransom note with the list of demands for your hostage taking has gone too far -- you've even got one of the hosts on Fox News calling it "over the top." Read more...
Rep. McCarthy Vows To Continue Hostage Taking Over 'Obamacare'
Government shutdown here we come. McCarthy: Any House Bill Will Have 'Fundamental Changes' To Obamacare Read more...
Rachel Maddow reminded her viewers that Republicans like Rand Paul chalking up mistakes to "youthful indiscretions" is nothing new. Read more...

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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy attributed Vice President Dick Cheney's statement about deficits not mattering to President Obama. Dancin' Dave did not correct him. Read more...
What is it with these Republicans who just can't stop themselves from coming just a hair shy of calling the President of the United States "uppity?" Last week, Bill-O was calling him "cocky" during his Talking Points Memo segment on Fox. Now we've Read more...
Before the election, Rep. Kevin McCarthy said that electing Mitt Romney would mean that Republicans have a mandate to overhaul Medicare: House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy: Election is ‘Mandate’ to Overhaul Medicare: House Republican Majority Read more...
Jon Stewart took a shot at the House Republicans for what their logic might have been when deciding to use a scene from The Town to inspire their members to vote for John Boehner's debt ceiling bill. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell took Republican House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy to task for the reports that the "good Christian" showed his fellow GOP House members a clip from The Town during a closed-door meeting, encouraging them to vote for John Read more...