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  • The tea party's still in the driver's seat

    The tea party's still in the driver's seat
    Election year 2014 is the third time the Republican Party has hitched its wagon to the tea party. In 2010, angry tea partiers shouted down incumbents in town hall meetings, put Democrats into a defensive, crotch-covering crouch and delivered the House...
  • The IRS email scandal: Where's the outrage?

    "Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press' story on...
  • Eric Cantor upset: How Dave Brat pulled off a historic political coup

    A short drive from the luxury hotel where House Majority Leader Eric Cantor had just conceded a stunning defeat Tuesday night, supporters of his unknown and underfunded primary opponent were trying to make sense of it all. Hours after a triumphant...
  • Eric Cantor's primary loss an 'apocalyptic moment' for the GOP

    U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost to a Tea Party challenger on Tuesday in a stunning Republican primary upset that sent shockwaves through Congress and gave the conservative movement a landmark victory. Cantor, the No. 2 Republican...
  • California's Kevin McCarthy a virtual lock for House majority leader

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) is all but assured of becoming the next House majority leader after a lawmaker considered to be a strong conservative challenger declined Thursday to run in the internal GOP race. The affable McCarthy, now the No. 3...
  • Reader feedback June 13: Brat upsets Cantor, Newport News shooting

    Professor stuns Cantor in 7th District primary Randolph-Macon College professor David Brat upset House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the 7th Congressional District Republican primary Tuesday night. The results between the Richmond-area politicians made...
  • Analysis: In Senate runoff, Mississippi's GOP establishment under siege

    Haley Barbour is the most popular modern Mississippi politician. His portly stature and marble-mouthed drawl were already something out of central casting for a Mississippi governor when elected in 2003; his performance in the wake of Hurricane Katrina...
  • Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats

    Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats
    Fourth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Charles Lollar was at it again last week, the only Republican on stage with the three Democrats running for governor, wooing a crowd largely unable to cast a vote in the fast-approaching GOP...
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  • Common Core sparks flood of legislation

    WASHINGTON Stephen Colbert mocked it. Comedian Louis C.K. called it a "massive stress ball that hangs over the whole school." And lawmakers in state capitols spent countless hours over the past few months debating it. Their target is the Common Core, a...