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  • New rules might recognize more tribes, create new casinos

    WASHINGTON As a proud Chinook Indian, Gary Johnson rejects the claim that his tribe in southwestern Washington state is extinct, even though that's what the Bureau of Indian Affairs declared more than 12 years ago. "They couldn't be more wrong," said...
  • Mother Of Ridgefield Boy Who Died In Hot Car Seeks To Raise Awareness

    Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She is a mom of two girls. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. As a mother, I would...
  • Mississippi GOP won't hear Chris McDaniel's challenge to Cochran's win

    Mississippi GOP won't hear Chris McDaniel's challenge to Cochran's win
    Mississippi's Republican Party announced late Wednesday that it would not hear Chris McDaniel's challenge of his loss to Sen. Thad Cochran in the June runoff, and told him to go to court instead. In a letter to McDaniel's attorney, the state's GOP...
  • Congressman passes out 534 Bibles on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi has found a way to inject new meaning into constituent service by agreeing to distribute Bibles to his colleagues in Congress, all 534 of them. Palazzo's staff and student interns circulated the...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • CIA vs. the Senate: The Constitution demands action

     CIA vs. the Senate: The Constitution demands action
    CIA spying on the Senate is the constitutional equivalent of the Watergate break-in. In both cases, the executive branch attacked the very foundations of our system of checks and balances. President Obama is not President Nixon. He hasn’t been...
  • Martin Schram: Pro wrestlers flail and wail in Washington

    Washington's political heavyweights are once again performing for your pleasure as pro wrestlers, flailing and flopping and pounding the mat in feigned pain. They perform their act partly because they think you like it. But mainly because it always...
  • Milk Dud: Oberweis picks the wrong fight with Durbin

    Milk Dud: Oberweis picks the wrong fight with Durbin
    Big swing and a miss by GOP U.S. Senate nominee Jim Oberweis, reacting to news that Walgreen Co. is not going to move its  headquarters overseas for tax purposes: “The Walgreen's saga symbolizes Dick Durbin's 32-year career in Washington. His...
  • Obama's breezy words for post-9/11 torture

    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Republican Gubernatorial Candidate McKinney Backs Internet Sales Tax

    STAMFORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney says he supports national efforts to tax internet sales, backing a fix that has been considered in Congress repeatedly but never garnered the support to pass. McKinney, the state senate...
  • Obama nominates 2 veterans of 26th & Cal as judges

     Obama nominates 2 veterans of 26th & Cal as judges
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Tuesday announced federal judge nominations for two veterans of "26th and Cal," Chicago's Criminal Courts Building. They are Associate Judge Jorge Luis Alonso and prosecutor John Robert Blakey. The...