Key players in the shutdown debate

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:08:37 AM CST   Updated On: Oct 01 2013 09:32:14 AM CDT

Meet the key players who determined how the latest fight over a government shutdown ended.

Shutdown Players - Kevin McCarthy
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U.S. House of Representatives

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-California -- The House whip, McCarthy has the tricky job of assessing exactly where Republican members stand and getting the 217 votes it takes to pass a bill in the chamber. 

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