Republicans elected Kevin McCarthy of California as U.S. House majority leader, promoting a member of Speaker John Boehner’s leadership team seen as a friend to business and Wall Street, and chose Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana to succeed McCarthy as majority whip.
The swift Republican election of a new U.S. House leadership team won’t heal the party’s divisions though lawmakers say it does provide insulation from a challenge to Speaker John Boehner after the midterm election.
We hear there was a time back in the day when the marijuana scene was an exciting and mystical era of illicit fun. We’ve heard the stories of copping from a friend of a friend after furtive phone calls that ensued from clandestine introductions, peppered with obfuscatory euphemisms intended, ironically, to clarify the desired transaction and terms.
There’s probably a reason for laws. They were meant to bring order out of chaos. When it comes to housing, look at photographs of living situations in the 19th and early 20th century and you see the problem.
U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy will bring a new blend of business connections to the top ranks of House leadership if, as expected, he’s elected today to replace Wall Street favorite Majority Leader Eric Cantor.