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  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup.
  • A View From History

    View From History: U.S. Debt Worries
    As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons. Today'...

    Cantor's defeat has set off political shock waves

    Shock waves are understandably reverberating throughout the political world with the news that a tea party Republican running a campaign on a shoestring has slain a well-funded political Goliath, GOP House Leader Eric Cantor. I find it ironic that a...

    What is the meaning of Eric Cantor's defeat?

    Every political pundit in the country is, right now, writing about what House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat in Tuesday's Republican primary means. But how sure can we be that we know what it means? Essentially none of the pundits, including me,...

    Republicans need to unite, not become Democrats

    Will Rogers, America's favorite philosopher/comic, once said, "Democrats never agree on anything. That's why they're Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans."  He wouldn't say that now. The Republican Party, which was more...