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  • Harris questions Boehner in meeting

    Harris questions Boehner in meeting
    Rep. Andy Harris, angry over a newspaper quote in which an aide to the House Republican leadership described House conservatives as "fringe guys," laid into newly reelected Speaker John Boehner during a caucus meeting on Wednesday, according to multiple...
  • House Republicans target child immigrants in tea party nod

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are broadening their move to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders to also remove protection for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, a nod to tea party-aligned lawmakers that has little chance...
  • Boehner's Fight: A pale imitation of first GOP speaker's raucous election

    Modern elections for speaker tend to be clean-cut affairs. And though the re-election of John A. Boehner of Ohio this week was a bit messier than he might have hoped, the latest Republican speaker had a considerably easier path than the first. For...
  • Boehner, McCarthy stand by Scalise

    WASHINGTON Pressure was building on Majority Whip Steve Scalise on Tuesday in the wake of revelations that the Louisiana congressman spoke at a meeting of white supremacists in 2002 but Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are...
  • GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake

    GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake
    In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago. “It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Should we heed the Pope on global warming?

    Word out of the Vatican is that Pope Francis will soon call the world's 1.2 billion Catholics to action on climate change, issuing an encyclical that makes the moral and scientific case for a new global climate treaty. The stance is likely to run afoul...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: My predictions for 2015

    After predicting Seattle's Super Bowl victory and the re-election of governors in Ohio and Wisconsin, but mistakenly forecasting Republicans would fall one seat short of a Senate majority, we try again. Here's an advance look at 2015: January: House...
  • GOP leaders support Louisiana congressman who spoke to white supremacists 12 years ago

    House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white supremacist organization 12 years ago, suggesting they think the flare-up will fade, while some Democrats have been critical...
  • Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015

     Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015
    That was some roller coaster in politics, 2014 was. A sure-bet Senate election turned squeaker. A dance on the edge of a fiscal cliff over the state budget. A special session on the Medicaid expansion standoff that ended up … a standoff. Then...
  • How Obama's immigration plan is expected to roll out

    How Obama's immigration plan is expected to roll out
    President Obama's new set of immigration policies could affect as many as 5 million people, including the possibility of a three-year reprieve from the threat of deportation for parents of children with legal status. The new year will see those policies...
  • That ugly spending bill? That's what compromise looks like

    The trillion-dollar spending bill that the House of Representatives passed last week had something for everyone to hate. But it was still a step, however awkward, toward making the United States governable again. What was not to like? Plenty. Tea party...