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  • Too many senators fail the full disclosure test

    Lately, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been denouncing David and Charles Koch, calling the oil billionaires "un-American" as they funnel tens of millions of dollars into campaigns to defeat Senate Democrats. There's plenty to criticize. The...
  • Thomas Sowell: GOP infighting must stop to prevent Democratic wins

    At a time when polls show public opinion turning against the Democrats, some Republicans seem to be turning against each other. Even with the prospect of being able to win control of the Senate in this fall's elections, some Republicans are busy...
  • Democrats' chances in this fall's Senate elections just turned a little bleaker

    In a column last weekend, I warned that the Democrats’ chances of keeping control of the Senate this year look increasingly bleak. That wasn’t a value judgment on my part, merely an assessment of the political landscape. Some readers were...
  • Democrats go a-courting as the Senate hangs in the balance

    Nearly a generation ago, MSNBC's Chris Matthews coined a description of our two political parties that may turn out to be his most enduring contribution to American punditry. Republicans, Matthews wrote, were the "Daddy Party," all about military security...
  • Hillary Clinton supporters getting involved in 2014 elections

    ARLINGTON, Va. Hillary Clinton's name won't be on any ballot in November, but that doesn't mean you won't see her supporters hit the campaign trail this year. Ready for Hillary, the political action committee that hopes to lay the groundwork for Clinton'...
  • Editorials on 'sunshine laws'

    Most McClatchy newspapers published editorials as part of Sunshine Week, an open government project led by the American Society of News Editors. The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, March 16: HARRY REID AND MITCH MCCONNELL...
  • Senate rejects stronger military sexual assault bill

    Senate rejects stronger military sexual assault bill
    WASHINGTON — An ambitious bill seeking to stem the rise of sexual assaults in the military died Thursday after senators from both parties refused to limit the role of commanding officers in deciding whether to prosecute such cases. Sen. Kirsten...
  • McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs

    McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs
    WASHINGTON —  As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid resumed his polemic against the Koch brothers Tuesday, Republicans were quick to respond, noting they are not the only ones with a generous billionaire in their corner. The debate on the Senate...
  • Is Cruz out of control?

    What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an "ego trip," putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz's conservative supporters)? ABC...
  • Top House Republican proposes ambitious tax overhaul

    Top House Republican proposes ambitious tax overhaul
    WASHINGTON — A top House Republican unveiled an ambitious plan to overhaul the tax code Wednesday, taking aim at long-protected loopholes for mortgage interest deductions, corporate jets and Wall Street pay. The plan would also lower top rates...
  • Dim prospects for House Republican plan to overhaul tax code

    Dim prospects for House Republican plan to overhaul tax code
    WASHINGTON -- A top House Republican unveiled an ambitious tax code overhaul Wednesday, taking aim at long-protected loopholes for mortgage interest deductions, corporate jets and Wall Street pay, while promising to lower top rates to 25% for most...
  • Two sides to Obamacare, only one factual

    Two sides to Obamacare, only one factual
    One of the best features in President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is the freedom that it offers workers from "job lock," a job they can't leave for fear of losing their affordable health insurance coverage. Yet, Obamacare foes think that's a bad...