U.S. House of Representatives

Bakersfield's Kevin McCarthy Elected House Majority Leader House Republicans have made the first change in their leadership since Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost a primary election last week. They've elected California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to replace him in the No. 2 job.
Bera Increases Lead Of Lungren In Congressional RaceIn one of the closest political races of the election, Dr. Ami Bera has extended his lead over incumbent Dan Lungren to occupy California's 7th Congressional seat.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours