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  • Lessons for other Republicans in Cantor's shocking loss

    Just when you thought the tea party was in decline, it rears up and topples another icon. Eric Cantor, the House majority leader and understudy to Speaker John A. Boehner, lost the primary election in his central Virginia district by a convincing...
  • Will it be a Bush vs. Clinton race?

    Will it be a Bush vs. Clinton race?
    During an appearance on conservative Hugh Hewitt's national radio program last fall, Hewitt asked me what foreign policy achievements I thought former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton would brag about, if she runs for president. I was not...
  • Music Groups Urge D.C. Lawmakers to Revamp Licensing Laws

    Characterizing the current system as outdated as the heyday of vinyl records and 8-track tapes, representatives for musicians and music publishers called on Congress to overhaul laws governing how songwriters and others in the industry are compensated...
  • Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead

    Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead
    – Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond. To make that a reality, he helped the state's...
  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Loses to Primary Challenger

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) lost his primary challenge to a Tea Party challenger on Tuesday, in a political upset that caught TV commentators off guard and stands to shake up the ranks of congressional leadership. He lost to Dave Brat, a...
  • Amid Bergdahl furor, lawmakers face political temptations and risks

    Almost as soon as hearty congratulations were issued by lawmakers last week over Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release from captivity in Afghanistan, some were just as swiftly withdrawn. "A grateful America thanks you for your service," Sen. Thad Cochran...
  • 'Nature's God' explores 'heretical origins' of religion in U.S.

    'Nature's God' explores 'heretical origins' of religion in U.S.
    Matthew Stewart wants to make one thing perfectly clear: The United States was not founded as a Christian nation. The principles that inspired the American Revolution, he argues in "Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic," belong...
  • Obama looks to act alone on immigration overhaul

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama plans to go it alone to revise the nation's broken immigration laws, he said Monday, charging that Republican obstructionism has left him no choice. Obama said he would asked Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson...
  • No: Two wings of the GOP share common beliefs

    As most were writing off the tea-party candidates as also-rans, recent results in Virginia, Mississippi, Texas and Nebraska show they're not gone by a long shot. The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the inability of long-time Sen....
  • Is tea-party influence fading?

    When the tea-party movement arose in 2009, the lessons of history suggested two likely but opposing futures. The first was that the established leaders of the Republican Party — who would ignore or give, at most, token support to the movement's...
  • GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit [Commentary]

    GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit [Commentary]
    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 version of the old...