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  • House to review spending rules in wake of Schock's resignation

    WASHINGTON The Committee on House Administration announced Friday it is reviewing regulations governing lawmaker spending. The announcement comes in the wake of Illinois Republican Aaron Schock's resignation due to investigations into his spending of...
  • Ted Cruz would hurt the GOP

    Ted Cruz is a formidable figure: highly educated, dignified, articulate and knowledgeable. But he would be demolished by virtually any Democratic foe. Cruz would be vilified as the architect of government shutdowns, bringing the nation to the brink of...
  • How Indiana's new anti-LGBT law puts the state and businesses in a bind

    How Indiana's new anti-LGBT law puts the state and businesses in a bind
    The business community's response to an Indiana measure legalizing discrimination against LGBT persons in Indiana under the guise of religious "freedom" has been encouraging, even uplifting.  Several businesses and business organizations warned...
  • Florida House should support good Senate bills

    Florida House should support good Senate bills
    The Florida Senate is considering two bills that would enhance the lives of constituents, but both measures are likely to meet a quick death in the more conservative House, where political ideology too often trumps the needs of Floridians. The Senate...
  • Behavior in Oklahoma not OK lately

    Behavior in Oklahoma not OK lately
    In light of the controversy regarding the University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity racist frat video, it's apparent that Oklahoma legislators are glad that controversial bill banning hoodies has died. For those of you that didn't hear...
  • McAuliffe reworks ethics bill, will veto Tebow, gun bills

    McAuliffe reworks ethics bill, will veto Tebow, gun bills
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced his package of vetoes and bill amendments Friday, including major revisions to ethics reforms legislators passed in the closing hours of this year's legislation session. McAuliffe will suggest 53 changes to...
  • Pot lovers get free seeds in nation's capital

    WASHINGTON Just in time for spring planting, hundreds of marijuana lovers in the nation's capital marked passage of the city's new pot legalization law Thursday night by getting free seeds at a neighborhood eatery only 10 minutes from the White House. "I...
  • Republicans criticize Clinton tie to Venezuelan who's also tied to Jeb Bush

    Republicans criticize Clinton tie to Venezuelan who's also tied to Jeb Bush
    The national Republican Party is heaping criticism on Hillary Clinton for the family foundation's ties to foreign donors — even though some of those same donors have ties to former Gov. Jeb Bush and his family. In its latest missive directed at...
  • Buy American: Florida bill requires US-made flags

    Is it American to require someone to buy American? That was in essence the debate that consumed the Florida House for a few moments Friday when it considered a bill named the "All American Flag Act." The measure would require that whenever cities,...
  • Senate committee stymies Hogan proposal to curb gas tax

    Senate committee stymies Hogan proposal to curb gas tax
    A Senate committee on Friday carved Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to cancel future increases in the state gas tax down to a shadow of its former self. The Senate Budget & Taxation Committee stripped out the bill's two main provisions and left one minor...
  • Schumer gets chance to leap atop Senate Democrats' power list

    WASHINGTON This is the opportunity Chuck Schumer has been waiting for. The Democrat, who has been building a power base in the U.S. Senate for more than a decade, is the early favorite to take over for party leader Harry Reid, who announced his...