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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...
  • Last straw for IRS should lead to special counsel

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Friday, June 20: John Koskinen, a former president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, probably would rather spend his time following the FIFA World Cup from Brazil instead of preparing for...
  • We asked you: Is the tea party a positive influence on the GOP?

    The tea party is a sad commentary on politics in the American culture. Thrown together by the party leaders, this cadre of misfits, malcontents, ideologues, agitators and blowhards have proved to be a destructive force. The Great 2013 Government...
  • GOP clash in Mississippi comes down to undecided voters � who may not vote

    D'LO, Miss. The closing days of the Mississippi Republican Senate campaign are a town-by-town search for elusive votes, and places such as little Simpson County matter. This cluster of small cities and wide open green spaces just south of Jackson was...
  • IRS chief refuses to apologize for lost emails

    WASHINGTON The head of the Internal Revenue Service refused to apologize Friday for lost emails in the scandal over the improper screening of conservative groups and denied more widespread computer failures. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave...
  • 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...
  • New House GOP leadership blends party's different political camps

    WASHINGTON House Republicans on Thursday recast their leadership, electing California's Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana's Steve Scalise to the second- and third-ranking positions. In secret ballots among the 233 Republicans in the House of Representatives,...
  • 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...
  • Congress' oldest member battles in Texas to serve one last term

    In a year when many veteran lawmakers are counting down to retirement, the oldest member of Congress is waging one of the toughest political battles of his career simply to serve out one more term. Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, who turned 91 this month, faces...