Disgraced GOP Rep. Seeks Counsel From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Gang

Disgraced GOP Rep. Seeks Counsel From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Gang

In his time of trouble, disgraced Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA) has turned to fellow Louisianans who know a thing or two about public scrutiny: the stars of A&E's Duck Dynasty. ...

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House Democrats Try To Force A Vote On Immigration Reform

House Democrats Try To Force A Vote On Immigration Reform

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As the minority party, House Democrats have little power to move legislation over Republican objections, but they launched ...

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Democrats More Popular As GOP Gets Whiter

Democrats More Popular As GOP Gets Whiter

A year after the Republican National Committee released its GOP “autopsy,” the Growth and Opportunity Project (which encouraged the party to appeal more to minorities), data relea ...

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Analysis: Upbeat Signs For GOP Before Midterm Vote May Mask Its Latino Problem

Analysis: Upbeat Signs For GOP Before Midterm Vote May Mask Its Latino Problem

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Barack Obama’s poll numbers co ...

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Kansas, Arizona Win Proof-Of-Citizenship Requirement In Voting Suit

Kansas, Arizona Win Proof-Of-Citizenship Requirement In Voting Suit

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times A federal judge has ruled that Kansas and Arizona should be allowed to require voters to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship, in a case close ...

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Primary Over, Illinois GOP Is In Strong Position In Governor Race

Primary Over, Illinois GOP Is In Strong Position In Governor Race

By Bob Secter, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — President Barack Obama’s Illinois has been one of the most reliably blue on the political color scale, but Tuesday’s primary positioned Re ...

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Republicans Question Iowa’s Key Role In Presidential Balloting

Republicans Question Iowa’s Key Role In Presidential Balloting

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times DES MOINES, Iowa -- For more than 40 years, Iowa voters have played a vital role in picking the nation's president, culling the field of hope ...

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How Ugly Racial Ideology Mars CPAC — Year After Year After Year

How Ugly Racial Ideology Mars CPAC — Year After Year After Year

Efforts at “rebranding" the American right have plunged into still another highly embarrassing pothole at the most anticipated conservative event of the year. Almost as soon as th ...

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Lying Again? Scholars Detect Deception In Ryan’s Poverty Report

Lying Again? Scholars Detect Deception In Ryan’s Poverty Report

For the sake of America’s poor, a sincere conservative effort to improve the programs that serve them is very desirable – especially so long as Republicans control the House of Re ...

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Republicans Draw Election-Year Battle Line Over Obama Budget

Republicans Draw Election-Year Battle Line Over Obama Budget

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans quickly erected a wall of opposition to President Barack Obama's proposed 2015 budget, establish ...

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