1. Let's Talk About Kevin McCarthy, GOP Pick For House Speaker NPR 16:15

The California Republican got his start in national politics as a self-styled “young gun” whose inveterate politicking has allowed him to outshine his contemporaries and rise to the top of the House GOP. Now comes the hard part: can he wrangle his narrow majority to accomplish his goals?

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