The next two years may mark the peak of California’s power in Congress.
It’s not just that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) are both Californians, the first time in U.S. history both posts have been held by leaders from the same state.
A Californian now sits on all 20 of the House committees named so far. They chair four of those panels and lead another 20 subcommittees.
No other state can claim such a reach, including the next three largest delegations, from Texas, New York and Florida.
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