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Boots on the ground

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Politics | Three candidates with real-world experience lead the GOP attempt to oust Senate insiders

The Nixon resignation at 40

By Cal Thomas
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History | On the occasion of this week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob…

Coats makes friends, not enemies in Indiana

By Russ Pulliam
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Politics | INDIANAPOLIS—While other Republican senators across the nation keep getting primary challenges from the right, Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana may get a free ride…

Does Bobby Jindal’s rising star shine bright enough for the White House?

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

No relief for border crisis as lawmakers start summer recess

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives adjourned for a five-week recess after passing two bills that address the U.S.-Mexico border crisis but have…

Midday Roundup: Eric Cantor bails on last few months in office

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Leaving early. A day after Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., stepped down as House Majority Leader, he told the Richmond Times-Dispatch he will not complete his term in…

Justice Department fast-tracks child immigration cases

By Ryan Hill
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Immigration | Becky McBride met Thursday in New York City with a young woman who recently fled Honduras, where her mother and father abused her and local gangs extorted her…

Atheist group court victory could prove good for churches

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | An atheist group reached a settlement earlier this month with the Internal Revenue Service over stronger enforcement of policies against “church…

Midday Roundup: Boehner to Obama, ‘See you in court’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Legal battle. A sharply divided House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a Republican plan to sue President Barack Obama, accusing him of overstepping…

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Albuquerque Tea Party (ATP) filed for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)4 in December 2009. As of July 2014, the group still has no idea when—or…

Joe Biden, long-shot for president

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

U.S. lawmakers: Stop violence in Ukraine, hit Putin where it hurts

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Ukraine | WASHINGTON—In a grassy field in eastern Ukraine, several victims of the Malaysian plane crash rot in the summer sun. Pro-Russian separatist fighters have…

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