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Kevin McCarthy

  • Federal Export-Import Bank set for midnight expiration Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 1:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Conservatives cheered the demise of the federal Export-Import Bank Tuesday and vowed to beat back efforts to revive it, even as business leaders and the White House issued dire warnings that letting the agency expire at midnight would hurt U.S. competitiveness globally. "Congress is taking a step backward," President Barack Obama argued in an...

  • Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. Some questions and answers about the Export-Import Bank, and its future:. Q: What does the Export-Import Bank do?

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans are poised to deal a sharp blow to their traditional allies in the business community by allowing the federal Export-Import Bank to go out of business at the end of the month. Over the past year it's also become a surprising test of GOP purity, as tea party-backed lawmakers and outside conservative groups have denounced...

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- The U.S. House of Representatives might try on Thursday to pass legislation granting President Barack Obama "fast track" trade negotiating authority, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Reuters on Wednesday. In a brief hallway interview, McCarthy would not provide any specifics but said it "could be possible" that the controversial...

  • Her criticism on the presidential campaign trail on Monday further dimmed hopes of reviving the White House's drive for a Trans-Pacific Partnership in Congress, a key piece of legislation in Obama's second term. Obama's own Democrats derailed his push for authority to speed trade deals through Congress with a yes-or-no vote on Friday, casting doubt on the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- Hopes of reviving the White House's drive for a Pacific trade pact looked increasingly uncertain on Monday as no clear path forward for it in Congress emerged and presidential contender Hillary Clinton said her fellow Democrats' concerns with the pact were legitimate. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said key...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Monday that Congress needed to pass legislation by the end of the summer giving President Barack Obama "fast-track" authority to negotiate foreign trade deals. McCarthy, a Republican, said leaders are weighing their options after a key piece of the trade package under...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Monday that Congress needed to pass legislation by the end of the summer giving President Barack Obama "fast-track" authority to negotiate foreign trade deals. McCarthy, a Republican, said leaders are weighing their options after a key piece of the trade package under...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- Whistleblower website WikiLeaks offered a $100,000 bounty for copies of a Pacific trade pact that is a central plank of President Barack Obama's diplomatic pivot to Asia on Tuesday. Union group AFL-CIO led a march on the USTR office in Washington to demand to read the text, but said it found the doors locked. But it is still unclear when the House...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed on Tuesday a two-month extension of federal spending authority on transportation projects, delaying decisions over longer-term funding until the Highway Trust Fund is depleted in July. Because it relies on the remaining money in the Highway Trust Fund, the House measure requires no...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The U.S. House of Representatives next week will take up the U.S. Senate's bill on the long-pending Keystone XL pipeline "and send it to the presidents desk," House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday. The Senate passed its legislation on Thursday. Obama is expected to veto the bill.

  • Congress, President Barack Obama headed to the conservative heartland on Wednesday to promote his plans for bolstering the middle class. Obama left Washington for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that everyone should stand to gain from an economy that has all but recovered from years in the doldrums. Despite losing control of the Senate to...

  • Congress, President Barack Obama headed to the conservative heartland on Wednesday to promote his plans for bolstering the middle class. Obama left Washington for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that everyone should stand to gain from an economy that has all but recovered from years in the doldrums. To a crowd of more than 6,000 in a stadium...

  • Congress, President Barack Obama hit the road on Wednesday to promote his plans for lifting up the middle class. Obama headed out for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that the economy has effectively recovered from years in the doldrums. Republicans called for Obama to be more humble, given that they took control of both chambers of Congress...

  • Dems try end run on Boehner on unemployment Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Rep. Kevin McCarthy

    Boehner has said repeatedly he won't support a bill that doesn't include tax incentives and other measures to create jobs, so Democrats are trying Rep. Kevin McCarthy.

  • Congress posts member financial data on Internet Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON-- House Speaker John Boehner bought stock in two health care companies this year, while third-ranking House Republican Kevin McCarthy bought and sold Apple stock within a few days. The initial disclosures for members of Congress were posted Monday on the Internet. Congress passed the law as part of an effort to repair its sagging public image.