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  • Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap

    Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap
    Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama. Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
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  • Tea Party activist who beat Cantor is economist and Ayn Rand fan

    Tea Party activist who beat Cantor is economist and Ayn Rand fan
    David Brat, who scored a huge political upset with his primary election defeat of House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor, is a conservative Tea Party Republican and a college professor who has written about the role of religion in economic...
  • 'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Ben 'Cooter' Jones Revels in His Role in Eric Cantor's Loss

    It's been almost 30 years since "Dukes of Hazzard" went off the air, but one of the show's regulars, Ben Jones, a.k.a. "Cooter," was suddenly fielding calls and questions on Wednesday about his role in the unexpected loss of House Majority Leader Eric...
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  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses to Tea Party challenger

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses to Tea Party challenger
    In a stunning upset propelled by tea party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., was defeated in Tuesday's congressional primary, with David Brat delivering an unpredicted and devastating loss to the second most powerful Republican in the...
  • U.S. Export-Import Bank in Chicago to tout programs

    U.S. Export-Import Bank in Chicago to tout programs
    Some seven years ago, Mary Howe’s clients outside the United States began asking her if they could have more time to pay after receiving the flake-ice machines Howe Corp. makes. Some wanted 30 days; others wanted more. As a small manufacturer,...
  • What Eric Cantor's loss means for the GOP

    What Eric Cantor's loss means for the GOP
    — The morning after, at breakfast at the Republicans' Capitol Hill Club, Virginia Rep. Robert Goodlatte was, as befits one of Washington's grown-ups, measured in his reaction to what 36,120 Virginia voters did the day before. It would, he says, be...
  • Could Eric Cantor's defeat signal good news for Democrats in 2016?

    In times like these, I take great comfort in turning to a work of wisdom that helps explain how terrible things can happen to people who believe themselves well-intentioned. No, it’s not the Bible. No, it’s not “Are you there, God?...
  • Open Thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Balance is seen in new Republican leadership in House

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s election as House majority leader continued one of the swiftest political ascents in congressional history and marked another triumph for establishment Republican forces over the party’s conservative flank. House...
  • Note to Congress: Protect the Export-Import Bank and U.S. jobs

    Note to Congress: Protect the Export-Import Bank and U.S. jobs
    To paraphrase Winston Churchill, a taxpayer-funded American bank that helps multinational companies like Boeing and GE is the worst form of export policy — except for all the others. We're stretching the statesman's point about the imperfect...