Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens at right as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield speaks last week. McCarthy will seek to replace Boehner when he leaves office this month.
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens at right as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield speaks last week. McCarthy will seek to replace Boehner when he leaves office this month. Carolyn Kaster The Associated Press
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens at right as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield speaks last week. McCarthy will seek to replace Boehner when he leaves office this month. Carolyn Kaster The Associated Press
Dan Morain

Dan Morain

Editorial page editor, political affairs columnist and editorial writer

Studying Kevin McCarthy’s rules

October 02, 2015 05:01 PM

UPDATED October 03, 2015 06:45 PM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.