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  • Democrats cringe as Schweitzer weighs in on gays, Cantor, Feinstein

    It's the rare governor who begins an interview with a joke about statutory rape. But Brian Schweitzer doesn't just throw caution to the wind. He flings it skyward like a clay pigeon then blows it, skeet-style, to smithereens. That makes the Montana...
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  • Dan K. Thomasson: Away from Washington, a breath of refreshing air

    SANTA FE, N.M. The cloudless sky is as blue here as you will ever see and the thin air as fresh and sweet this June morning as you can ever hope to breathe. On the tree shaded plaza that has survived hundreds of years without losing its historic,...
  • As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist

    As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist
    Nan Rich has been running a political marathon: 250 campaign stops, 135,000 miles, 26 months. But even as she prepares to officially qualify for the ballot Tuesday as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, it looks more than ever as...
  • Kevin McCarthy, GOP's mainstream choice for majority leader, preaches to the party's right

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kevin McCarthy hit the right notes Friday in his first major public appearance since winning promotion 24 hours earlier to the House's No. 2 spot. Newly elected as House majority leader, the 49-year-old Bakersfield, Calif., native arrived...
  • Foley Seeks Common Ground With Pelto In Race Against Malloy

    Conservative Republican Tom Foley and liberal Democrat Jonathan Pelto would not seem to have much in common, but Foley says he sees a common bond between them. Each candidate is running for governor this year and trying to unseat incumbent Gov. Dannel P....
  • Humanitarian crisis at border defies right's platitudes about immigration

    Nine months ago, in the Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • GOP immigration reform lessons

    GOP immigration reform lessons
    Elections matter. House Republican leader Eric Cantor's stunning re-election defeat probably scuttles any hope for an immigration overhaul this year, given how much Cantor was pummeled with that hot-potato issue by his victorious rival. My advice to...
  • Warshal's 'provocative columns' challenge readers

    Rabbi Bruce Warshal's columns in the Jewish Journal elicit different reactions from readers. "Some people are moved to anger," Warshal said in a phone interview. Others say, "'Thank you. Someone has to say what you are saying.'" For Warshal, Jewish...
  • Young-gun Cantor couldn't overcome Brat's ground game

    About that stunning defeat. Conventional Wisdom, that self-righteous propagandist, has it that Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's trouncing by an academic, tea-sipping nobody marks the end of the GOP establishment. The tea-party...
  • A week of shockers promises change in Virginia politics

    A week of shockers promises change in Virginia politics
    The rest of the country might be wondering what's gotten into stately old Virginia — but voters' rejection of one of the most powerful men in Congress and the flap over what looked like an inside deal to swing control of the state Senate speak to...