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  • Republican who ran hog castration ad to rebut Obama's State of the Union speech

    WASHINGTON Freshman Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, who bragged on the campaign trail that she would use her experience castrating hogs to make Washington "squeal," will deliver the Republican State of the Union response speech, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
  • Cruz immigration crusade has Republicans fretting over backlash

    WASHINGTON Senator Ted Cruz of Texas wants to clamp down on illegal immigration, saying it's a winning issue with many voters. Some of his fellow Republicans fret that the party could end up losing big in Cruz's home state. Cruz and his allies want to...
  • Hogan's fringe flank

    Hogan's fringe flank
    This week the New York Times held up Gov.-elect Larry Hogan as an exemplar of Republicans turning away from the ideologically-driven tea party politics of 2010 and toward pragmatism. The Times identified a new breed of governors in that mold, not just...
  • Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious

    John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority. A total of 24 rank-and-file...
  • Rubio seizes Senate role to hike national profile

    Sen. Marco Rubio, momentarily overshadowed by his friend and fellow Floridian Jeb Bush, is settling into a leadership role in the new Republican-run Senate, aiming to regain the luster of his once-rising star. While former Gov. Bush is raising money and...
  • Does the GOP even have an immigration plan? Not according to this bill

    When President Obama issued his immigration directives in November, he threw down a gauntlet to Congress: Trump me, he said, by passing immigration reform and making my directives unnecessary. Some members of Congress are trying to act, but their...
  • Ground broken on controversial California bullet train project

    Ground broken on controversial California bullet train project
    California leaders including Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday launched the state’s high-speed rail project at a ceremony in downtown Fresno, declaring the city the nation’s high-speed rail capital and the “central cog” of a new...
  • Despite huge victories, Republicans face some obstacles

    WASHINGTON Republicans now dominate statehouses to an extent not seen since the 1920s. But in even the reddest states, that won't automatically mean lower taxes, spending cuts and a hard line against Medicaid expansion. In November, the GOP won control...
  • Golden Globe nominees Eddie Redmayne, Keira Knightley among Brits celebrating at BAFTA tea

    For some Golden Globe nominees, awards season began with a cup of tea. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts held its annual pre-Globes tea party Saturday at the Four Seasons Hotel, where Keira Knightley, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones and...
  • Mitch McConnell sings 'Kumbaya'

    The triumphant Republican class of 2014 formally took control of both halves of Congress last week, and here's what it has changed so far: not much. The new GOP majority didn't vote to repeal President Obama's healthcare law. It didn't undo Obama's...
  • Boehner survives rebellion by GOP conservatives

    WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled 114th Congress was sworn in Tuesday with John Boehner surviving a challenge to his speakership from dissatisfied lawmakers from his own party. While the first day of the new Congress was a celebratory occasion for...