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  • California's jungle primary: Tried it. Dump it.

     California's jungle primary: Tried it. Dump it.
    Though county registrars are still tallying the votes in several close contests, the memory of California's June primary has already begun to fade from the state's collective consciousness — assuming, that is, that it ever made an imprint there at...
  • Rep. Charles Rangel, 84, tries humor to fend off younger challengers

    It was Rep. Charles Rangel's turn to speak in a debate against two rivals hoping to end the New York Democrat's 44-year congressional career. Instead of addressing the audience, though, the 84-year-old Rangel casually picked up his phone, pretended to...
  • The naked self-interest of the bureaucratic class

    For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
  • Ex-Rep. Walsh says he was kicked off radio station

    Ex-Rep. Walsh says he was kicked off radio station
    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said today he was “kicked off the air” from his radio show after discussing racial slurs, including using the n-word. Management kept cutting off Walsh with commercials before taking him off the air “until...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The IRS email scandal: Where's the outrage?

    "Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press' story on...
  • 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...
  • A celebration of Freedom. Interpretations may vary

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, July 4: When did the concept of "freedom" become conflated with "selfishness"? We started wondering about this back in April, when Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was burning through...
  • Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis

    Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis
    RICHMOND – Hampton Roads' congressional leaders no more agree on how to respond to the surge of Central American children massing at the United States' southern border than they do on broader immigration reforms. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim...