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  • As GOP considers immigration strategy, hopes for appropriations omnibus dwindle

    WASHINGTON Between the timing of President Barack Obama's immigration actions and House Republicans still undecided about how to respond, the door is quickly closing for the full-year, government-wide omnibus that appropriators are hoping to move by mid-...
  • Virginia's gas tax headed up

    Virginia's gas tax headed up
    RICHMOND — Virginia's gas tax will almost certainly increase Jan. 1, ratcheting up about 45 percent because of last year's landmark transportation funding deal and a congressional unwillingness to crack down on Internet sales tax collections....
  • House Republicans could see their first black, gay members in years

    House Republicans are expected to expand their majority in Tuesday's election in part by welcoming a new crop of fiery conservatives - but also by adding something that has been missing from the GOP: diversity. Republicans in the House will probably add...
  • Democracy and Obama's immigration policy

    Democracy and Obama's immigration policy
    One of the complaints about President Barack Obama's directive on unauthorized immigrants is that it is a repudiation of democracy. "It is at odds with—it defies—the meaning and message of the last election, and therefore is destructive to the...
  • Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters

    Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters
    A case for immigrants House Speaker John Boehner should let the 2013 Senate immigration-reform bill come to a vote instead of blocking it. We are a nation of immigrants. This past week, a Wall Street Journal poll showed that 74 percent of all...
  • Democrats, don't fall for fantasies

    Democrats, don't fall for fantasies
    When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity. Begin by being skeptical of the lists of what President Barack Obama and the now Republican-...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Candidates offer everything except governing agenda

    Albert R. Hunt: Candidates offer everything except governing agenda
    The U.S. midterm elections have had almost everything, except a vision for governing. Democrats leveled charges that hard-hearted Republicans would slice Granny's Social Security and throw her off the Medicare rolls while denying younger women...
  • The anti-Cantor: Dave Brat on bringing rationality to Washington

    WASHINGTON It's 7:49 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 the first day of Congress' Thanksgiving recess and Dave Brat is 11 minutes early. The man who unseated former Majority Leader Eric Cantor is meeting me at a Starbucks in Navy Yard before driving down to the...
  • Senate control no cure for Republican ills in 2016

    Senate control no cure for Republican ills in 2016
    Whatever the precise size of the incoming wave — and we'll leave it to forecasters and surfers to fight over that — most models are predicting a Republican takeover of the Senate, as well as gains in the House, following Tuesday's midterm...
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Jules Witcover: Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    — Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive action is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...