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EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Desert Junior/Senior High School student Courtney Bishop is preparing to leave for Colorado Springs, Colo., after winning Congressman Kevin McCarthy's principal nomination to the United States Air Force Academy.
Ridgecrest, Calif. — Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the recipients of the 2011 Congressman Kevin McCarthy Merit Award in East Kern and Los Angeles Counties.
Included among them was Burroughs High School student Heidi Yi.
May 19, 2011
Congressman Kevin McCarthy talks high-speed rail, the San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act and the debt ceiling on Bakersfield's KGET-TV.
A bill to raise the debt limit without spending cuts attached would not get a single Republican vote in the House, the GOP's top vote-counter said Wednesday.
A congressional field hearing in Bakersfield Friday injected Kern County into the heated national debate over how to balance U.S. energy and economic needs with health and environmental protections.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy recently honored students from each high school in his congressional district in Atascadero.