House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, seen in this 2014 picture, is on his way to becoming House speaker.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, seen in this 2014 picture, is on his way to becoming House speaker. MICHAEL REYNOLDS Vida Staff Photo
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, seen in this 2014 picture, is on his way to becoming House speaker. MICHAEL REYNOLDS Vida Staff Photo

McCarthy would bring California clout, though limited, as House speaker

October 01, 2015 1:38 PM