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ROBERT PRICE: McCarthy’s ascendency to the speakership, though likely, is not assured

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FILE - Nancy Pelosi of California takes the gavel from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., after being elected House Speaker at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 3, 2019.

How badly does Bakersfield’s Kevin McCarthy want to be speaker of the House?

Let us count the ways.

Robert Price is an Emmy-winning reporter-commentator for KGET-TV. His column appears here Sundays; the views expressed are his own. Reach him at or via Twitter: @stubblebuzz.


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