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  • Tea party challenger wants a redo of Republican runoff in Mississippi

    Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi returned to the Senate on Monday for the first time since last month's wild-ride election, but the Republican primary runoff he appears to have narrowly won remains far from over. Tea party challenger Chris McDaniel is...
  • Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis

    Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis
    RICHMOND – Hampton Roads' congressional leaders no more agree on how to respond to the surge of Central American children massing at the United States' southern border than they do on broader immigration reforms. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim...
  • Democrats grapple with own divisions over renewing Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats are struggling with their own differences over legislation to renew the Export-Import Bank's charter, an issue that has long been a source of tension between Tea Party and pro-business Republicans. Democrats, who...
  • Help release beetles to combat invasive air potatoes

    Help release beetles to combat invasive air potatoes
    Volunteers are invited to assist with the release of leaf-feeding beetles at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Palm Island Park, 411 S. Tremain St., Mount Dora. The Lake County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area is hosting the event, which will help rid the...
  • Mississippi Republican Party declares Cochran winner in Senate primary

    Mississippi Republican Party declares Cochran winner in Senate primary
    (Reuters) - The Mississippi Republican Party has certified election results naming incumbent Thad Cochran the winner of a U.S. Senate primary runoff that his Tea Party-backed challenger contends was tainted by illegal voting by Democrats. Cochran...
  • The Harris boycott [Editorial]

    The Harris boycott  [Editorial]
    Last week, D.C. Vote, a 40,000-member advocacy group pushing for District of Columbia voting rights, called on supporters to boycott Eastern Shore vacation spots — including Ocean City — this summer. Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray even...
  • Roger Stone associate quits BSO

    Roger Stone associate quits BSO
    And then there were two. One of the three associates of political chessman Roger Stone has resigned her job at Broward Sheriff's Office, as questions swirled about whether she has the college degree she claimed to have when she applied. Dianne Jae...
  • Tea party groups never wanted tax exemption in the first place [Letter]

    Tea party groups never wanted tax exemption in the first place [Letter]
    In response to Larry Carson's letter ("Why should the tea party be tax-exempt?" July 2), let me make it clear to you as someone who was targeted by the Obama Administration through the IRS that No tea party group that I am aware of — and as past-...
  • Analyst: Republican leaders 'increasingly have danced to the tea party's tune'

    Analyst: Republican leaders 'increasingly have danced to the tea party's tune'
    Charles Zelden, a professor of history and legal studies who specializes in politics and voting at Nova Southeastern University, has penned an article in which he analyzes the continuing effects of the tea party movement. Excerpts: Afraid of facing...
  • Obama looks to act alone on immigration overhaul

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama plans to go it alone to revise the nation's broken immigration laws, he said Monday, charging that Republican obstructionism has left him no choice. Obama said he would asked Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson...
  • Democrats' Senate majority hinges on rallying key voting blocs

    Democrats headed into the Fourth of July recess facing stiff head winds in their quest to maintain a Senate majority this fall, contending with voters' unease over the economy and a slew of Washington controversies. But analysts say that a narrow path...