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  • Cochran edges Tea Party challenger in Mississippi GOP primary

    Cochran edges Tea Party challenger in Mississippi GOP primary
    Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel on Tuesday in a high-profile runoff election that pitted the Republican party's old guard against its anti-establishment Tea Party movement. The bitterly-fought...
  • Tea party tested in Mississippi's GOP Senate primary

    WASHINGTON Months of combat between establishment favorite Thad Cochran and upstart challenger Chris McDaniel was to end Tuesday as Mississippi voters were picking a Republican Senate nominee in a runoff election that has tested the tea party's appeal....
  • EPA unveils sweeping rules to cut carbon emissions

    EPA unveils sweeping rules to cut carbon emissions
    The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy. The Environmental...
  • The EPA and climate change

    Benjamin Zycher ignores the fact that the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act was upheld during the Bush administration, and the Obama administration's proposal to reduce greenhouse...
  • In Cantor's defeat, ambition runs high inside the House GOP

    WASHINGTON Majority Leader Eric Cantor's humiliating defeat Tuesday sounded the opening gun for an unexpected Republican leadership scramble that could vault California's Kevin McCarthy to the House of Representatives' top spot. But McCarthy, currently...
  • The populist foot soldiers of big business [Commentary]

    The populist foot soldiers of big business [Commentary]
    I'm sure the insurgent conservatives who call themselves the tea party, the folks who have rocked the Republican Partyand pushed the country's agenda to the right, are perfectly nice people. They are good to their grandkids and don't kick their dogs....
  • Obama and the EPA: It's about rewarding friends and punishing enemies

     Obama and the EPA: It's about rewarding friends and punishing enemies
    The Environmental Protection Agency published its Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule last week. By how much would the rule reduce future temperatures? If we apply the climate model developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research — used by both...
  • 'Light' cigarette case comes back to life

    'Light' cigarette case comes back to life
    Zombies are everywhere. On television, in the movies and on the docket of the Illinois Supreme Court. A $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-maker Philip Morris USA has come back to life after it was overturned about nine years ago. The class-...
  • Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]

    Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]
    When traveling this summer, you will likely encounter some combination of traffic on the highway, large crowds and delays at the airport and high gas prices. Some of this is the natural result of vacation season, but these experiences are also due to...
  • Does GOP's Mississippi showdown give Democrats a shot at Senate seat?

    As the cliff-hanger GOP primary for U.S. Senate in Mississippi dragged toward a bitter runoff between Sen. Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, a new name ascended to center stage: Democrat Travis Childers. Childers, the former congressman who easily won...
  • GOP Senate runoff in Mississippi raises chances for Democrat

    As the cliffhanger Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Mississippi dragged toward a bitter runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, a new name ascended to center stage: Democrat Travis Childers. Childers, the former congressman who easily won...