He was re elected in 2014 and sworn into a 2nd term on January 5, 2015. He also serves as the chairman of the board of trustees for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars inside of the Smithsonian Institute, is a senior advisor to the National Taxpayers Union, serves at the board of Students for Life Action, is chairman of the Institute for Reforming Government, is finance chairman for the National Republican Redistricting Trust, and is national honorary chairman of the Center for State led National Debt Solutions. Kevin McCarthy proudly serves as Representative for California’s 23rd Congressional District and because the Republican Leader of the US House of Representatives. Kevin believes in a powerful, fiscally responsible, and free America where each adult has the opportunity to achieve the American Dream. In Washington, Kevin fights every day for the constituents of California’s 23rd District and for the future of America with the fundamental promise: to have the courage to steer with the knowledge to hear. A fourth era resident of Kern County, Kevin is the son of a firefighter and the grandson of a cattle rancher – raised in a working category Bakersfield household, Kevin learned the cost of hard work at a young age.