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  • GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit

    WASHINGTON--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...
  • Warren positioned to take advantage of Clinton's flaws

    Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment. In 2007, Democrats were delirious with rage about the Iraq war. Hillary Clinton, the "inevitable" presidential front-runner, had voted for the war and refused to apologize for it. Other leading candidates,...
  • Eric Cantor set to resign from Congress in August, he says

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Thursday he intends to resign from Congress in August following his surprising defeat in the June primary. In an exclusive interview with his hometown newspaper, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Cantor ...
  • Kevin McCarthy tested as he begins tenure as House majority leader

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield faced an immediate test as his ascension to House majority leader became official Thursday, as he and other Republican leaders struggled to build support for their bill to provide emergency funds for the immigration...
  • Jim Lee: It's our political mess to clean up

    The dust is settling a bit from former GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat in the June 10 Virginia primary, but the former proud political party that has been usurped by Republican-in-name-only tea partiers remains deeply troubled and in...
  • Editorial: The peevish president

    Editorial: The peevish president
    "So sue me." — President Barack Obama on Tuesday, complaining about Republican leaders We're not sure who would be spurred into action by the hectoring lectures this week from the president of the United States along the lines of, "I'm right,...
  • 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...
  • Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party

    Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party
    U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November. During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
  • 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...
  • Amid border crisis debate, many new immigrants land in D.C. area

    Virginia is more than 1,500 miles from the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, epicenter of the border crisis. And it is the home state of Rep. Eric Cantor, who was defeated by a tea party novice who attacked the former House majority leader for being...
  • Wait and see on Kevin McCarthy

    It's optimistic to think that as the new House majority leader, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) will promote California's mind-set on the environment. He hasn't so far as a Washington politician. ("Can Kevin McCarthy instill a California mind-set in...
  • Eric Cantor says he is set to resign from Congress in August

    Eric Cantor says he is set to resign from Congress in August
    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Thursday he intends to resign from Congress in August following his surprising defeat in the June primary. In an exclusive interview with his hometown newspaper, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Cantor ...