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  • Israel and Gaza: US leverage is limited

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's call for a ceasefire to Israel's assault in Gaza got him nowhere. Secretary of State John Kerry returned to the U.S. empty-handed after a try at a truce, amid a volley of ridicule from the Israelis. The Obama...
  • Essay: A presidency in the rough

    JAMES CITY This administration has been wrong about so much affecting so many. To quote Adrian Rogers (1931-2005): "It is better to be divided by truth than be united in error." I can only hope that in 2014 voters get caught up in the trust issue...
  • Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House months earlier than expected. The congressman will step down Aug. 18 and has asked Virginia Gov....
  • If the tea party ran the country

     If the tea party ran the country
    What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing tricorn hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back into style, that is. If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz rallies GOP against border bill; House delays vacation

    Sen. Ted Cruz rallies GOP against border bill; House delays vacation
    On a day that was supposed to signal new leadership in the House, Speaker John A. Boehner was plagued with the same old GOP infighting Thursday when he was forced to abruptly cancel a vote to approve $659 million in emergency funding for the border crisis...
  • Ralph Nader, Douglas Brinkley visit Bill Maher

    Ralph Nader, Douglas Brinkley visit Bill Maher
    Political activist Ralph Nader will be the top-of-show guest this week on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." The panel will be historian Douglas Brinkley; Doug Heye, deputy chief of staff for outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor; and Rep....
  • Echoes of Cantor's loss propel tea party's McDaniel in Mississippi

    At a catfish buffet dinner recently, Jackie Shirley said that the night Eric Cantor lost his GOP primary was the first time she'd paid attention to the news in a long while -- so exciting it was to see a top Republican toppled by a tea party unknown....
  • Republican Party infighting threatens renewal of Export-Import Bank

    The House Republican leadership shakeup has revived a conservative-led push to terminate the nation's Export-Import Bank, testing the GOP's traditional alliance with business groups. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his seat earlier...
  • Shift in GOP leadership leaves Export-Import Bank at risk of closing

    Shift in GOP leadership leaves Export-Import Bank at risk of closing
    For 80 years, an obscure federal agency has helped Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and thousands of other U.S. firms sell products abroad. But a sudden change in the House Republican leadership has put the Export-Import Bank at risk of going out of...
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  • Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been

    Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been
    Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
  • GOP taking extremism to the extreme

    GOP taking extremism to the extreme
    The big news in politics this month has been the primary upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R.-Va.). To understand how Cantor lost to economics professor David Brat -- not to mention how the Tea Party ethic has captured mainstream Republican...