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  • McCarthy poised to capture House's No. 2 spot

    SAN JOSE, Calif. When Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected to Congress just eight years ago, he became part of a trio soon known as the "Young Guns," the faces of a younger generation that would map the GOP's future. Now two of those guns have misfired Paul...
  • Is the tea-party influence fading?: Front Burner

    Is the tea-party influence fading?: Front Burner
    On Feb. 27, 2009, the first nationwide tea-party protest took place in more than 40 U.S. cities. Ever since, the tea-party push against excessive government spending, borrowing, taxes and regulation has gained momentum. At the height of the movement's...
  • GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit

    WASHINGTON--The alleged "raid" on the Republican senatorial primary in Mississippi, wherein black Democratic voters were said to have crossed over to vote for longtime incumbent Thad Cochran, has outraged his tea-party challengers. It sounds like a...
  • Study: Ideological battles create fireworks, but the political center will rule

    WASHINGTON Most voters are unpredictable, frustrated and don't cling to strong ideologies and they have the potential to strongly impact the 2014 political races, according to a new Pew Research Center study released Thursday. Ideological wings may...
  • Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016

    Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016
    President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth. It's an opportune time for the...
  • Thursday: Will GOP pay a price for bashing gay pride parade?

    Thursday: Will GOP pay a price for bashing gay pride parade?
        The Republican hate mongers are at it again. This time it’s really ugly. Tea party activists – and don’t you just love the tea party activists – ripped County Commissioner Chip LaMarca and School Board member Heather...
  • Ex-Im Bank and the bigger fight against cronyism

    Few Americans know much about the Export-Import Bank, and yet this obscure government agency is currently the focus of intense debate in the nation's capital. So what gives? At the most practical level, lawmakers must decide whether to reauthorize Ex-Im'...
  • Race and the Mississippi election

    Race and the Mississippi election
    Tea party champion Chris McDaniel and his supporters are not amused by the irony of seeing their opponent in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary, incumbent Thad Cochran, win by mobilizing black Democrats to turn out for him. I don't blame them for...
  • Mayo: Local Tea Party supports individual freedoms (except for gays)

    When I heard some local Tea Party zealots had worked themselves into a frothy lather over a Republican political misstep, I naively assumed it was over the revelation that Gov. Rick Scott had been spotted at a Fort Lauderdale Starbucks sipping a chai...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Can the EPA stop global climate change?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may use the Clean Air Act to regulate major sources of greenhouse gases, such as factories and power plants. The agency wants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent over the...
  • One-day recount costs $6,330, yields one vote, so candidate gives up

    One-day recount costs $6,330, yields one vote, so candidate gives up
    Republican Lesli Gooch has halted her bid for a recount of ballots in an Inland Empire congressional race in which she placed third, narrowly missing a place on the fall general election ballot. Gooch finished just 209 votes behind Redlands Mayor Pete...