More Insiders Aim to Move Up Leadership Chain
Since Kevin McCarthy seems to be the favorite to replace Cantor as House Majority Leader, who will be the new Majority Whip? It’s current House members, not disaffected GOP voters, who will cast ballots next week, and when things get uncertain in Washington, members often consider who’s been good to them — meaning, which member has helped them the most when they needed money.
IMAGE: Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.), left, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)