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Kevin McCarthy Pushed Trump’s Anti-immigrant Agenda and Lost Half of California’s Republican House Seats

Reaction to the Trump/McCarthy political strategy of fear and divisions cost California Republicans seven House seats in with significant Latino and AAPI populations Los Angeles, CA – The high price Republicans paid in the midterm elections was most evident in California where GOP House members and candidates experienced devastating losses. With Democrat T.J. Cox declaring … Continue reading »

If the California Republican Party is Dead, Why Is Kevin McCarthy Getting a Promotion?

Perhaps McCarthy Will Do for the National GOP What He Did for the California GOP Kevin McCarthy, who rose to GOP prominence as a young gun promising to elect Californian Republicans, is now ready to ascend to his new role as Leader of House Republicans. But his reputation as a force for growth in the … Continue reading »

Kevin McCarthy Chooses Trump and His Border Wall over California

Will other California GOP House members and candidates support McCarthy and his anti-immigrant agenda? In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy made public this week his plans to introduce legislation chock full of anti-immigrant provisions that includes funding for Trump’s border wall at the cost of $23.4 billion. McCarthy hopes … Continue reading »

Kevin McCarthy’s First Big Decision: Will Immigration Be on the House Legislative Calendar for July?

Despite Past Comments Supportive of Reform, Recent Comments Are Hardly Encouraging The first major decision facing newly elected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will be whether immigration reform will secure a place on the House’s July legislative calendar.  Unfortunately, despite representing an agriculture-heavy district with a sizeable Latino voter constituency where immigration reform is overwhelmingly popular, … Continue reading »

Two California Republicans Offer Contrasting Models for Kevin McCarthy on Immigration

Will Kevin McCarthy Follow the Path of Pete Wilson or Ronald Reagan? Washington, DC – As a series of new reports capture, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) likely ascension to House Majority Leader will have important implications for immigration policy and moreover, the political future of the Republican Party.  And coming from California, no one should understand the politics … Continue reading »

Litmus Test for Kevin McCarthy as Majority Leader: Will You Schedule a Vote on Immigration Reform or Not?

Will He be a Leader that Saves the GOP Heading into 2016, or Will He Cave to Steve King and the “Hell No” Caucus? With a number of new reports predicting that current House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) will win the election for House Majority Leader, many have asked how the likely new Majority … Continue reading »

1100 Advocates to Kevin McCarthy: “We Harvest for 10 Hours a Day. Can You Take 10 Minutes to Schedule a Vote?”

A day after immigration reform advocates with UFW camped out all night in front of GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy’s Bakersfield office, 1100 activists  gathered to march, protest, and deliver produce.  Their message: farm workers harvest for 10 hours a day.  Why hasn’t Rep. McCarthy, and the House GOP, taken even 10 minutes to pass immigration reform? … Continue reading »

Hypocrisy Alert: Is Kevin McCarthy Trying to Pass or Scuttle Immigration Reform?

While He Tells Hometown Media He is Trying to “Move” Immigration Bill, Wall Street Journal Reports He’s Working Behind the Scenes Against It Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was the key voice among House leadership urging inaction on immigration reform in 2014.  After stating that Speaker of the House … Continue reading »

Will Kevin McCarthy Do for National Republican Party what Pete Wilson Did to California GOP?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is urging his Party to delay action on immigration reform until at least 2015. According to Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: Coming from California, you’d think Rep. Kevin McCarthy would get the politics of immigration better than some others.  … Continue reading »

Congress Worked 21 Hours A Week This Year. Here’s Your New Year’s Resolution, House GOP: Do Your Jobs.

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who are working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season, fromThanksgiving turkeys to Christmas trees.  We have profiled a series of immigrant workers who work every day to contribute to our country. Now, we’re profiling one last … Continue reading »