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  • Chamber endorses Rep. Justin Amash's primary challenger

    Rep. Justin Amash appears to be leading his primary by double digits, but that didn't keep the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from endorsing his challenger.

  • Obama administration hands oil industry a big win

    The Obama administration announced Friday that it would allow exploration for oil and gas off some portions of the Atlantic Coast using sonic testing devices that environmentalists say harm marine life.

  • Obama says jetliner crash is an 'unspeakable' outrage, calls on Putin to intervene

    President Obama firmly denounced the downing of a Malaysian jetliner over Ukraine, calling the incident an "outrage of unspeakable proportion" and saying for the first time that U.S. authorities had determined that a rocket attack was responsible for the crash that killed 298 people.

  • House staffer arrested for carrying concealed weapon at Capitol

    A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday for carrying a concealed weapon inside the Capitol complex.

  • EPA proposes limits on Alaska mine project

    The EPA proposed restrictions on building a large copper-and-gold mine Friday slated for a watershed in southwest Alaska that's pitted environmental groups and industry against each other regarding the EPA's authority to veto such projects.

  • Democrats use Hobby Lobby defeat as a rallying cry for November midterms

    Democrats are hoping to turn the Obama administration's defeat in the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby ruling into big political wins come November.

  • Big Ideas: On basketball, prisons and Kansas

    Do some people think taxes don't affect economic choices? If so, they should talk to Trevor Ariza and the Washington Wizards.

  • How to shore up the highway fund

    The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.

  • What's in a name? For politicians, a lot

    When Dave Brat scored a shocking primary win last month over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the media quickly labeled the upstart a Tea Party hero. The Tea Party's success has prompted Republicans to rethink how they're branded.

  • Roads are in bad shape, but just how bad?

    Transportation funding relies on data, but White House's recent rating of "poor"-condition roads in D.C. shows the numbers are all over the lot.

  • GOP governors face headwinds in traditional strongholds

    After sweeping into 12 Democrat-held governors mansions in 2010, the GOP is now at risk of losing much of that ground in this election cycle.

  • Republicans blast Obama for fundraising after jetliner crash in Ukraine

    President Obama's decision to go forward with two fundraisers in New York just hours after a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down in Ukraine and Israel launched a ground war in Gaza is giving critics new ammunition for attacks on his leadership.

  • Battle cry of the South: Take over House GOP leadership

    Once a month for the last six months, a group of House Republicans from the South has gathered for dinner at RT's Restaurant, an old-school Cajun joint across the river from Washington in Alexandria, Va.

  • Chris Christie feels the love in Iowa

    MARION, Iowa -- At 3 p.m. on a Thursday, well after any lunch rush had come and gone, MJ's Restaurant in Marion was teeming with activity. Local Republicans filled seats at nearly bare tables -- a coffee mug here, an iced tea there -- and dozens of reporters loitered, all waiting to see Gov....

  • Why perceptions of Obama's foreign policies may never turn around

    President Obama has never faced this many international crises at once. And it's never been so obvious that he lacks the silver bullet to fix them.



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