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  • McConnell: Export-Import Bank supporters have the votes

    The supporters of the federal Export-Import Bank have the Senate votes to revive it and will get a chance to do so, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday. "Looks to me like they have the votes, and I'm going to give them the opportunity,"...
  • GOP tries to portray Feingold as a hypocrite over PAC spending

    WASHINGTON Republicans are eager to use former Sen. Russ Feingold's signature issue against him in 2016, as the Wisconsin Democrat wages a comeback bid in a Senate contest key to his party's quest for the majority. After losing re-election to a fourth...
  • Charleston tragedy puts Sen. Tim Scott in spotlight

    WASHINGTON As South Carolina's Legislature prepares to debate removing the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds, Sen. Tim Scott is weighing in with state lawmakers in typical Scott fashion quietly and behind the scenes. "We've already...
  • Liberal is no longer a dirty word

    Liberal is no longer a dirty word
    Since the 1988 presidential campaign, when George H.W. Bush and Lee Atwater turned "Massachusetts liberal" into an epithet, the label has been tainted — so much so that many liberals abandoned it for "progressive." But new polling shows a...
  • Time for Obama to deliver with fast track: Their Take

    Time for Obama to deliver with fast track: Their Take
    Fast track's promise By agreeing to put new trade agreements on a fast track, Congress accomplished something far greater than critics of the legislation acknowledge. Since the last fast-track law expired in 2007, the Obama administration hasn't been...
  • Tea party, Birchers have plenty in common

    One of my favorite movies is 1964's "Dr. Strangelove" and one of my favorite film characters is the paranoid but bravado-filled Brigadier Gen. Jack D. Ripper. Ripper, as played by Sterling Hayden, is convinced that the Russians have introduced fluoride to...
  • Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost tea party emails

    Investigators are blaming two IRS workers at a computer center in West Virginia for erasing thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, impeding congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative political groups....
  • Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost tea party emails

     Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost tea party emails
    Investigators are blaming two IRS workers at a computer center in West Virginia for erasing thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, impeding congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative political groups. The...
  • GOP almost set for '16, with only 3 governors left to get in

    There was a time in Republican presidential politics when Chris Christie was a star, Scott Walker a mystery and John Kasich a memory. Oh, how things can change. Today, they are the last of the GOP's undeclareds — a trio of ambitious governors...
  • Analysis: GOP can no longer look to court to repeal Obamacare

    WASHINGTON It's clear now that any overhaul of the Affordable Care Act will have to come through the political system, not the court. And repeal-minded Republicans face trouble generating a mandate for change. Republicans were hoping the court would...
  • GOP almost set for 2016, with only Walker and 2 other governors left to get in

    GOP almost set for 2016, with only Walker and 2 other governors left to get in
    There was a time in Republican presidential politics when Chris Christie was a star, Scott Walker a mystery and John Kasich a memory. How things can change. Today, they are the last of the GOP's undeclareds — a trio of ambitious governors...