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Examiner Editorial: A rising China shadows Obama's Asia trip

By Washington Examiner | 04/22/14 06:37 PM

When Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited China two weeks ago, he was brought up short when Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said: “China cannot be contained.” If that wasn't enough of a sign, last week's orders from President Xi Jinping to the Chinese air force were all too clear. Xi...
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K Street battles Tea Party in GOP primaries

By Timothy P. Carney | 04/23/14 08:03 AM

It's big business versus the free market once again as K Street lobbyists square off against Tea Party groups in two Republican House primaries this spring. Moderate Republican Mike Simpson is fighting to hold onto his Idaho seat as the Club for Growth spends big to unseat him. Meanwhile, some...
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Fracking debate may decide Colorado elections in 2014

By Ron Arnold | 04/23/14 08:51 AM

“You know, slavery had a lot of economic benefits, but it had an ethical problem.” That was anti-fracking activist Weston Wilson on Monday pushing a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Colorado by asserting that oil and gas development is equivalent to slavery.
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