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  • In Iowa, pastors hold major sway in 2016 presidential race

    Cary Gordon isn't a political operative, a top dollar donor or an elected official. But that hasn't stopped Jeb Bush's team from already reaching out as the 2016 Republican presidential campaign revs up in Iowa. Gordon is a well-known evangelical...
  • Tennessee governor not among army of speakers at NRA event

    When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker commended the...
  • Hatred in the name of God

    From the beginning of recorded history, religious zealots have performed all kinds of atrocities -- from genocide to pure bigotry -- in the name of God. And the shocking fact is, they're still at it. Today, Islamic extremists in the Middle East behead...
  • The Clinton email scandal: a double standard?

    The Clinton email scandal: a double standard?
    Underpinning the coverage of the Hillary Clinton email scandal is a double standard: She is being pilloried for email practices that are widely used throughout government from local school districts up to the federal level, from junior up to senior...
  • California tops other states in job growth

    California tops other states in job growth
    SACRAMENTO — For years, business lobbyists complained about what they derided as "job killer" laws that drive employers out of California. Rival state governors, notably former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, made highly publicized visits to the Golden...
  • Lt. Gov. Lopez-Cantera mum on Rubio support

    Lt. Gov. Lopez-Cantera mum on Rubio support
    TALLAHASSEE – Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera is reportedly looking at running for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s seat if he runs for President, but he wouldn’t say Tuesday if he will be supporting a potential Rubio bid. According to Politico,...
  • Indiana learns discrimination is bad business

    Indiana learns discrimination is bad business
    The leaders of large corporations have not generally been at the vanguard of civil rights movements in this country. The average CEO is usually more concerned about stock valuations and quarterly dividends than about fighting discrimination. And when...
  • Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
    A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly...
  • Divisive repeal of in-state tuition law takes center stage

    Divisive repeal of in-state tuition law takes center stage
    A state Senate subcommittee on border security will hear a plan to scrap a law that grants in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally. Texas Democrats and Hispanic advocacy groups champion the law,...
  • Cruz zeroes in on his base

    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, the first Republican hopeful to formally enter the race for his party's 2016 nomination, is not one for subtlety. In his choice of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., a fundamentalist Christian hotbed, he preached...
  • The siren call of ... Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?

    The siren call of ... Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?
    Déjà vu, anyone? Rick Scott, the governor of Florida, is coming this way next month to try to lure California businesses to the place that calls itself the Sunshine State. Last time this happened, it was another big-talking governor named Rick -- Rick...