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  • Competition and fairness

    As voters prepare to head to the polls on Tuesday, one race on Hampton Roads ballots is not like the others. U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, a Democrat representing the 3rd Congressional District, is the only member of the region's House delegation...
  • U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola

    U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola
    Ever since an Ebola case from Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital last month, political pressure has been building on the Obama administration to restrict travel from the three West African countries where the disease has spread with frightening speed....
  • Travelers from Ebola-hit region must go through five U.S. airports

    Travelers from Ebola-hit region must go through five U.S. airports
    The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus....
  • Incumbents' entitlement

    From the earliest days of the republic, American statesmen worried that partisan interests would undermine the viability of the national government. That prediction seems strikingly accurate these days. These days we see a deeply divided Congress unable...
  • Fraud crackdown would lift Congress' approval: Editorial

    Fraud crackdown would lift Congress' approval: Editorial
    A recent national Gallup poll pegged public approval for Congress at just 14 percent — one of the lowest ratings ever measured by the venerable polling company in the fall of a midterm election year. Congress is about as popular with Americans...
  • Homeland Security chief to review release of immigrants convicted of crimes

    Homeland Security chief to review release of immigrants convicted of crimes
    Under pressure from lawmakers, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday he was reviewing the release from jail of thousands of immigrants in the country illegally who were convicted of crimes and faced deportation. The Department of...
  • Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims

    Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims
    When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy. Martinez, who...
  • House overwhelmingly approves bill to curb NSA domestic spying

    Dismayed by the extent of the government's post-Sept. 11 surveillance activities, which many of them had previously voted to authorize, House lawmakers Thursday approved new restrictions on the National Security Agency that amount to the most sweeping...
  • Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'

    Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'
    In the quest for simple answers to complex problems, one irrational explanation for the humanitarian crisis at our southern border demands an unqualified refutation. That would be the conspiracy theory being peddled by conservatives that President Obama...
  • Obama's $3.7-billion border request reflects deepening concern

    Obama's $3.7-billion border request reflects deepening concern
    President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
  • Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship

    Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship
    Honorary U.S. citizens: Lafayette, Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa. And soon, perhaps, Bernardo de Galvez.  Legislation to make the Spanish hero of the American Revolution an honorary U.S. citizen cleared the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, even...