House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

FLASH: Kevin McCarthy Withdraws From Speaker Race - Establishment GOP On The Run

In an extraordinary turn of events establishment Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- Speaker John Boehner's handpicked candidate to succeed him as Speaker -- has withdrawn from the race.

Specter of sex scandal injected into GOP leadership race

Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner

North Carolina Rep. Walter B. Jones cited the sex scandals that helped doom 1998 Speaker-elect Rep. Bob Livingston and former Speaker Newt Gingrich in demanding that the House leadership pressure candidates to come clean. "I believe this question is important to the integrity of the House," Jones hand wrote on his letter to House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. 

How The GOP Leadership Stokes Conservative Outrage

Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Conservatives didn’t win the Panama Canal Treaty battle, but its leaders inside and outside of Congress became the leaders of the Reagan Revolution.  Lack of legislative success is a scarecrow to explain away the fact that today’s GOP leaders don’t fight, let alone win, because they don’t see values worth fighting for in the conservative agenda. Quite simply, they are not us.

Kevin McCarthy: Too Dumb and Incoherent to be Speaker

By making a demonstrably false statement that disrespected the deaths of the four Americans killed in the Benghazi attack Kevin McCarthy has let Hillary Clinton off the hook for her much anticipated testimony before the Benghazi committee, given her associates Abedin and Mills a get out of jail free card and given Mrs. Clinton’s faltering presidential campaign a fundraising tool that is probably worth a couple of million dollars in direct mail pleas to help Hillary fight Republican political persecution. Kevin McCarthy's cringeworthy performance the past few days shows he is too dumb and incoherent to be the chief spokesman for House Republicans going into the crucial 2016 presidential election.

House GOP Leaders In Service To Big Business Again Attack Conservatives

Sooner or later conservatives must make a stand against this kind of “leadership” lest standing for principle on any issue that is at variance with the Big Business agenda becomes a firing offense and the House Republican Conference is reduced to being nothing more than a collection of toadies for the billionaires who are the invisible hands behind Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

House Leadership Planning Bait & Switch On Border Bill

Far from listening to and acting on conservative concerns about their border package, what we’re hearing is a plan by the House GOP leadership to continue to browbeat reluctant Members, or if necessary just plain lie, to get the votes for their original bill. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.