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The 23rd congressional district of California is a congressional district located in the U.S. state of California.

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In the 117th Congress of the United States, the district is represented by Republican Kevin McCarthy. McCarthy has been the minority leader of the House since January 2019.

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The Republican Party, commonly referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States.

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Abolitionists who opposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which may have allowed chattel slavery to extend into the western territories, founded the GOP in 1854.

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McCarthy, who formerly represented California's 22nd congressional district from 2007 to 2013 and the 23rd district since that year, is presently serving his seventh term in the House.

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 He helped the Republicans take back the House in the 2022 midterm elections. California's Bakersfield is a U.S. city.

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McCarthyism is the practise of making false or unsupported accusations of treason and subversion, notably in regard to anarchism, communism, and socialism, and especially when done in a fashion that is overt and draws attention.

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The term "McCarthyism" describes a period of intense anti-Communist hostility in the United States that began at the outset of the Cold War and generally lasted from the late 1940s to the mid to late 1950s.

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The phrase was coined by Republican senator from Wisconsin Joseph McCarthy.

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According to the American Heritage Dictionary, McCarthyism is the political practise of making baseless accusations of disloyalty or subversion in public and the use of unfair investigative and accusatory techniques to stifle critics.

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