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  • When Chicago welcomed KKK

    When Chicago welcomed KKK
    The scene that drew residents of Central Park Avenue just south of Foster Avenue to their front porches on Aug. 16, 1921, was eerily reminiscent of "The Birth of a Nation," the film that celebrated the night-riding vigilantes who restored white...
  • Republicans can't shake image of old white guys' party

    CORONADO, Calif. Changing the perception that the Republican Party is the party of older, wealthier, white guys is proving to be tough. Since the 2012 election, when President Barack Obama crushed Mitt Romney among African-Americans, Hispanics and women,...
  • Congressional Black Caucus sees leverage in Steve Scalise protests

    WASHINGTON Members of the Congressional Black Caucus see opportunity in the scandal that inspired a heart-shaped "KKK + GOP" sign outside a recent Capitol Hill Club fundraiser for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Revelations that the Louisiana...
  • GOP heads to 'Sweetest Place on Earth' to get over bitterness

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., had hoped that the first Republican-controlled Congress in eight years would get off to a smooth start with party unity and no drama. But an embarrassing...
  • Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

     Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks. Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...
  • The GOP Congress faces a 100-day test

    The GOP Congress faces a 100-day test
    The 100-day evaluation is a marker in U.S. politics — superficial sometimes, though often a leading indicator. By April 15, the tone and motivation of the new Republican Congress may be apparent. Those first 100 days won't make clear which...
  • 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...
  • Ann McFeatters: 2014 was a showcase of political class' idiocy, arrogance

    WASHINGTON As we vault into 2015, we are haunted by the same question we ask every year: When will politicians, especially those in Washington, ever learn? For example, if you are a governor of New Jersey named Chris Christie and you want to run for...
  • 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...
  • GOP taking reins on Capitol Hill, maps agenda focusing on economy, deficit cuts, no stumbles

    In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh yes, avoiding self-inflicted calamities that make voters wonder if the party can govern...