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Kevin McCarthy is an American politician who was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He is a member of the Republican Party and represents California's 20th congressional district. McCarthy was born in Bakersfield, California, and graduated from California State University, Bakersfield. He served as a member of the California State Assembly from 2002 to 2006, when he was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. McCarthy served as the House Republican chief deputy whip from 2009 to 2011 and then as the House majority whip from 2011 to 2014. After House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's re-election loss in the 2014 Republican primary, McCarthy was elected majority leader under speaker John Boehner. McCarthy retained this position during Paul Ryan's speakership. In 2018, McCarthy was elected House Republican Leader, which he served before being elected Speaker of the House in January 2023. McCarthy is a conservative Republican who is known for his loyalty to former President Donald Trump. He has been a vocal critic of President Joe Biden and the Democratic Party. McCarthy is a controversial figure, but he is also a powerful politician. As the Speaker of the House, he is the second-in-line to the presidency. He is also the leader of the Republican Party in the House of Representatives.
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