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  • The stunning CPAC gender gap: Where are the women, Al Cardenas?

    The stunning CPAC gender gap: Where are the women, Al Cardenas?
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--I took the Al Cardenas Challenge … and won! Cardenas, an attorney and former head of the Florida GOP. is the chairman of the American Conservative Union, which sponsors CPAC. On Friday, he was asked why women were so badly...
  • IRS chief, House panel clash over scandal-related documents

    IRS chief, House panel clash over scandal-related documents
    WASHINGTON — The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed by the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in its investigation of the IRS' alleged targeting of...
  • Republicans question Iowa's key role in presidential balloting

    Republicans question Iowa's key role in presidential balloting
    DES MOINES — For more than 40 years, Iowa voters have played a vital role in picking the nation's president, culling the field of hopefuls and helping launch a fortunate handful all the way to the White House. For about 35 of those years, Iowa has...
  • Pointing to bridge report, Christie vows to reform Port Authority

    Pointing to bridge report, Christie vows to reform Port Authority
    TRENTON, N.J. — Reasserting himself publicly a day after his handpicked lawyers cleared him of involvement in September's massive George Washington Bridge traffic jam, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vowed Friday to reform the agency that controls...
  • GOP candidates battling to succeed Rep. Gary Miller

    GOP candidates battling to succeed Rep. Gary Miller
    Four Democrats have been battling for months over who was best suited to challenge Rep. Gary  Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) for his Inland Empire congressional seat. But when Miller announced in February that he wouldn't seek another term, he...
  • In unprecedented move, state Senate votes to suspend three lawmakers

    In unprecedented move, state Senate votes to suspend three lawmakers
    SACRAMENTO — Reeling from embarrassing bribery, corruption and voter fraud scandals, the state Senate took the unprecedented action Friday of voting to suspend three Democratic lawmakers from office pending the resolution of criminal charges against...
  • 21 candidates file for retiring Waxman's congressional seat

    21 candidates file for retiring Waxman's congressional seat
    Twenty-one would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman completed the paperwork to run for the seat he is giving up when his term ends, according to Los Angeles County elections officials. The field to succeed Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) includes 11...
  • Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute

    Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute
    Lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have cleared him of wrongdoing in the massive traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge, concluding that it was just one more “crazy idea” by one of Christie’s loyalists,...
  • Rand Paul foreign policy views find support among CPAC conservatives

    Rand Paul foreign policy views find support among CPAC conservatives
    OXON HILL, Md. — For many of the 2016 presidential contenders who tested their messages at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s incursion into Ukraine offered the perfect opening to pound...
  • California lawmakers prepare to suspend Sen. Leland Yee

    California lawmakers prepare to suspend Sen. Leland Yee
    SACRAMENTO— Stung by scandals that threaten to put three of their own behind bars, state lawmakers were preparing Thursday to suspend Sen. Leland Yee, who was arrested a day earlier on charges of corruption and conspiracy to traffic in guns....
  • Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'

    Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'
    As details of state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged crimes trickled out, advocates associated with gun-rights groups jumped on the possible ironies. An affidavit filed in federal court in San Francisco by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua said...