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  • Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission takes first official votes on Wednesday

    If the first meeting of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission is any indication, voting will not be a quick process. The commission needed nine rounds of votes to choose a chair, and five to elect a vice chair at its first meeting...
  • GOP Antics

    GOP Antics
    If ya’ can’t beat ‘em, sue ‘em! The Party of No is alive and well. Rep. John Boehner’s threatened  lawsuit against President Obama is a pathetic admission that this miserable crop of tea party Republicans have no feel for the...
  • 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...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: GOP's border stance spells trouble for 2016

    Republicans are once again criticizing the Obama administration's handling of immigration. Despite a lot of talk, the GOP has done nothing to improve its dire political standing with Hispanics. Within days of Mitt Romney's decisive 2012 defeat, GOP...
  • For Senate leaders, conflicts take a personal turn and play out in public

    WASHINGTON Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell. Senate Republican leaders were throwing a "temper tantrum," Reid told the Senate. Their conduct was "outrageous." Once...
  • 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...
  • Kevin McCarthy elected Republican House majority leader

    Kevin McCarthy elected Republican House majority leader
    Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday chose Kevin McCarthy of California as the chamber's next majority leader, a Republican aide announced. McCarthy, currently the party's No. 3 leader in the House, defeated Representative Raul...
  • Cochran edges Tea Party challenger in Mississippi GOP primary

    Cochran edges Tea Party challenger in Mississippi GOP primary
    Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel on Tuesday in a high-profile runoff election that pitted the Republican party's old guard against its anti-establishment Tea Party movement. The bitterly-fought...
  • Push for Southerner helps defeat Roskam for No. 3 House GOP post

    Push for Southerner helps defeat Roskam for No. 3 House GOP post
    WASHINGTON — There were multiple factors in the defeat of Illinois’ Peter Roskam at the hands of a Louisiana lawmaker in his bid Thursday for the GOP’s third-ranking job in the House of Representatives. Southern lawmakers were keen for...
  • With Cantor defeat, 'We the People' have spoken

    Tuesday night I came home from a few days of vacation and turned on the news. You would have thought the world ended. One race in Virginia resulted in a Tea Party-supported unknown, economics professor David Brat, beating an established veteran...
  • Cantor's defeat has set off political shock waves

    Shock waves are understandably reverberating throughout the political world with the news that a tea party Republican running a campaign on a shoestring has slain a well-funded political Goliath, GOP House Leader Eric Cantor. I find it ironic that a...