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  • Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas defeats tea party challenger

    Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas defeats tea party challenger
    HOUSTON - Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas fended off a tea party challenge in Tuesday's primary, easily outdistancing U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman and other GOP candidates to capture his party's nomination. The Associated Press declared Cornyn the...
  • Donnelly says Obama is like Hitler, Stalin on gun control

    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a Republican candidate for governor, on Tuesday likened President Obama to dictators such as Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin on the issue of gun control.   The comparison, issued in a tweet, included an image...
  • Texas primary voters to test Sen. John Cornyn, George P. Bush

    Texas primary voters to test Sen. John Cornyn, George P. Bush
    HOUSTON -- Tuesday’s Texas primary will test the staying power of longtime Republican Sen. John Cornyn against a tea party challenge and the prospects for a fourth-generation politician and first-time candidate, George P. Bush. The Texas races...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters
    As President Obama travels to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the one-day summit is expected to focus partly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious 12-nation trade...
  • A death penalty dilemma for Missouri as drug supplier backs out

    A death penalty dilemma for Missouri as drug supplier backs out
    The United States’ abhorrent embrace of the death penalty has led to some odd moments, not the least of which was an Oklahoma drugstore’s pledge Monday not to sell a drug to the state of Missouri for use in an upcoming execution. While it...
  • The tea party grows up

    The tea party grows up
    Ever since a wave of conservative insurgents arrived in Washington after the congressional election of 2010, Congress has careened from one tea party-inspired fiscal crisis to another, from the debt-ceiling showdown of 2011 to last year's 16-day...
  • Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP

    Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, but not without a dramatic scene in the Senate as Republican leaders scrambled to find enough votes to head off a...
  • Republicans back away from immigration reform

    Republicans back away from immigration reform
    WASHINGTON — Just a week after Republicans raised hopes for a bipartisan overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, House Speaker John A. Boehner all but abandoned the effort Thursday, saying it would be "difficult" to get any legislation approved...
  • Gibson guitars made with government-seized wood are sold out

    Gibson guitars made with government-seized wood are sold out
    What does a company do when it retrieves government-confiscated building materials? If that company is Gibson Guitar Corp., it makes guitars from it. Late last year, the 120-year-old Nashville music company released a limited series of Les Paul,...
  • Drought may be a fertile topic for GOP candidates

    Drought may be a fertile topic for GOP candidates
    TULARE, Calif.— Signs reading "No Water = No Jobs" line the alfalfa fields and almond orchards along the highway that bisects this region. The weekly "Ag Alert" newsletter records worries about tomato and grape crops, and drought turning dairy...
  • Inland Empire GOP Rep. Gary Miller won't seek reelection

    Inland Empire GOP Rep. Gary Miller won't seek reelection
    WASHINGTON — Facing one of the toughest campaigns of any Republican congressman in the country, Rep. Gary Miller announced Wednesday that he would not seek reelection to his Inland Empire seat, increasing prospects for a Democratic pickup....