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MCCARTHY, Kevin , a Representative from California; born in Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif., January 26, 1965; attended Bakersfield College, Bakersfield. Calif., 1984-1985; B.S., California State University, Bakersfield, Calif., 1989; M.B.A., California State University, Bakersfield, Calif., 1994; staff, United States Representative William Thomas of California, 1987-2002; member of the California state assembly, 2002-2007, minority leader, 2004-2006; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Tenth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present); majority whip (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses); majority leader (One Hundred Thirteenth through One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses); minority leader (One Hundred Sixteenth Congress).[ Top ]