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Former Virginia governor and wife guilty of corruption

By Andrew Branch
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Courts | Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family sobbed today as a federal jury in Richmond convicted him and his wife, Maureen, of systematic corruption and…

Millennial writes a parent’s guide to the evangelical left

By Joseph Slife
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Q&A | What does “evangelical” mean in 2014? The rise of the so-called evangelical left—a movement catching on with many younger Christians—has blurred the…

Midday Roundup: NATO meets amid worldwide instability

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Evolving challenges. The conflicts in Northern Iraq and Ukraine top the agenda at a critical NATO meeting that starts today in Wales. U.S. President…

Dinesh D’Souza pleads for mercy, voices regret

By Emily Belz
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Courts | Conservative commentator asks judge not to send him to jail after pleading guilty to orchestrating illegal campaign contributions

Another Bush getting presidential buzz

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the seventh in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

Anthony Bradley vs. evangelical tribalism

Anthony Bradley vs. evangelical tribalism

By Anthony Bradley
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Religion | Have you made your political ideology your hermeneutic, cherry-picked Bible verses, and created an enemies list of those who don’t see it your way?

All GOP eyes on the Hawkeye State

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | On Nov. 4, voters will head to the polls to decide, among other things, control of the U.S. Senate. At the moment, Republicans appear to have pole position in…

Scotland’s future hangs in the balance

By Cal Thomas
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U.K. | “The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.” —Scottish poet Robert Burns, “To a Mouse” (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland—For Americans whose…

Obama to bypass Congress for global climate deal

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate | President Barack Obama plans to sidestep Congress—once again—in order to combat climate change. This time it involves hammering out a global agreement to…

Midday Roundup: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Uncommon lawsuit. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is suing the federal government over the increasingly unpopular Common Core education standards. Jindal claims…

The campaign pros and cons of Rand Paul’s libertarian legacy

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the sixth in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

Does the IRS have another backup of Lois Lerner’s emails?

By Andrew Branch
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IRS Scandal | Lois Lerner’s emails might not be missing after all. Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch claims the Obama administration intentionally lied about the…

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