House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s list of policy goals in the coming year includes stopping high-speed rail and pulling Obamacare “out by the roots.” (Toby Jorrin/McClatchy Washington Bureau)
Californians to Watch in 2015
By Christopher Cadelago
12/26/2014 9:38 PM
Eight years ago, then-Assemblyman Kevin McCarthy was leading fellow Republicans in Sacramento, clawing for relevance in a Capitol dominated by Democrats.
Now McCarthy is the second most powerful member of the U.S. House of Representatives.