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  • Rick Perry courts New Hampshire for possible 2016 presidential run

    After admiring the glazed pig turning on the spit at the "Defend Freedom" pork roast, Rick Perry was striding toward the stage when a master carver in an apron chased after him. "I'm a Perry guy now," Ed Naile of Deerfield quickly told Perry's New...
  • Late push by House GOP produces a border bill (with bleak prospects)

    House Republicans went overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law. The last-minute push came as lawmakers were about to head into a...
  • Quiet GOP grumbles about political prosecution in McDonnell case

    Republican politicos are a bit reluctant to say it out loud, but many are furious over what they see as a politically motived prosecution of one of their stars, former Gov. Bob McDonnell. The trial — and now the conviction — added fuel to...
  • Gov. Brown is right: The state should help feds deal with migrant minors

    This is how the rest of the country – and Murrieta, for that matter – should act. Earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind federal efforts to care for unaccompanied minors who have flooded across the Mexican border in...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • 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...
  • Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate

    The sniping this week between two presumed Republican candidates for president has included cracks about hopeless na´vete, a spat over the mantle of Ronald Reagan and even an insult aimed at Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hipster glasses. It was also the...
  • Republicans rant but offer no solutions

    Republicans rant but offer no solutions
    Apparently there's a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning. The New Jersey governor alleged Saturday that “the...
  • Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's yearning to become a peacetime president continues to be frustrated by the reality on the ground in the Middle East, and by Republicans' zeal to capitalize on it politically at home. The disintegration of Iraq, the...
  • Republican first round pits Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky are the first would-be contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to go mano-a-mano. The fight is sharply drawn. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Perry warned of a growing...
  • Jindal visits Lehigh Valley for Corbett fundraiser

    Jindal visits Lehigh Valley for Corbett fundraiser
    Gov. Tom Corbett continued his statewide pension reform roadshow Wednesday in the Lehigh Valley, where he also squeezed in an evening fundraiser with a little out-of-state GOP star power. The Republican incumbent – facing the growing prospect of...