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Stories with person: Kevin McCarthy
  • Obama threatens to veto GOP-backed bill on Zika virus aid 
    Updated: Jun-23-16 4:39 pm

    WASHINGTON - The White House Thursday promised that President Barack Obama would veto the long-delayed response of the Republican-controlled Congress to the president's request for fighting the Zika virus, saying it provided too little money and contained too many partisan provisions.

  • A glance at candidates for California's open US Senate seat 
    Updated: Jun-04-16 12:58 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Thirty-four candidates will be on the ballot Tuesday to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer. They will appear on a single ballot and voters can choose any candidate, regardless of party. But only two, the top vote-getters, will advance to the November election.

  • House primaries in Ga., Calif., show pressures buffeting GOP story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-16 12:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - In two House Republican strongholds - a Georgia district sprawling from Atlanta's exurbs to the Alabama line and another in California's Central Valley - upcoming elections illustrate the sharp elbows and vigilance that this anti-establishment moment demands of GOP candidates.