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  • Meet today's right-wing political football: The Ex-Im Bank

    The new House majority leader, Republican Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, wasted no time this week establishing his bona fides with the right wing of his party. He went on "Fox News Sunday" to declare that he was in favor of shutting down the Export-Import...
  • Mississippi Tea Party leader Mark Mayfield dead in apparent suicide

    A prominent lawyer and leader of the Mississippi Tea Party, who was arrested in connection with photos posted online of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran's bedridden wife, died on Friday of an apparent suicide, the man’s attorney said. Mark Mayfield, 57,...
  • On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball [Commentary]

    On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball [Commentary]
    Item: Washington is abuzz with the shocking defeat of House majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Republican primary. David Brat, a tea party-inspired college professor with little money but plenty of energy, pulled off the historic upset. Most of the...
  • Mississippi tea party leader accused in photo scandal found dead

    Mississippi tea party leader accused in photo scandal found dead
    A tea party official accused of being involved in taking photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s wife in a nursing home was found dead in an apparent suicide at his home, days after the senator won an especially venomous Mississippi Republican primary,...
  • 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...