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Day in Photos: Ukraine Spurs EU Summit, CPAC, Crufts Dog Show and More
Soldiers identifying as Russian Cossacks stand on a path guarding access to the Ukrainian naval command ship Slavutych on Thursday in Sevastopol, Ukraine.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Is social conservatism hurting the tea party?
Yesterday, Cato Institute senior fellow Michael Tanner made the case at National Review Online that the Tea Party is waning.
GOP presidential hopefuls vie for clout with base
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks onto the stage holding a rifle before speaking at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Networks Complain about 'Age of Austerity' Under Obama
Finally, President Barack Obama will end years of deep spending cuts and balanced budgets, with his latest budget.
WTMA-AM North Charleston
Mitch McConnell Brandishes Gun at CPAC
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., came onto the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday brandishing a long gun.
US News & World Report
Mitch McConnell Gives a Gun and a Nod to Tom Coburn at CPAC
Retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., got a gun and a shout-out for being the Senate's average Joe from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Live from CPAC: Day One
When I told Slate's editor-in-chief David Plotz where I'd be today, he expressed some characteristic surprise.
The Huffington Post
There's No Need to End Saturday Mail Delivery
The U.S. Postal Service is one of our most popular and important government agencies.
Magic City Morning Star
Voting on S. 653: Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities
The U.S. Senate should act quickly to address a "growing crisis of religious minorities" by allowing a vote on S. 653, a bill to establish a Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace and the president ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
APNewsBreak: Oklahoma lawmaker to run for US House
"The main reason I'm running is that we need strong, active conservatives of a new generation who aren't part of the status quo, but are there to work hard," state Rep. Mike Turner told The Associated Press ahead of an official announcement.
Perspective: Beyond Repeal — A Republican Proposal for Health Care Reform
By voting repeatedly to repeal the Affordable Care Act over the past 4 years, Republicans have risked being identified as a party without a positive health policy agenda.
High Country News
Even unpopular national parks are economic engines
Last summer, I visited Rocky Mountain National Park for the first time and, to be frank, was a little disgusted.
Question for CPAC-goers: Is Congress relevant anymore?
Thousands of conservative activists descend Thursday on the nation's capital for three days of discussions, panels, debates and speeches, and there's a once-unthinkable slate of questions on their agenda.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
John Locke Foundation
More Obamacare Alternatives
On the eve of the president's latest State of the Union Address, three Senate Republicans released an Obamacare alternative proposal.
White House Backs Major Postal Overhaul
President Obama renewed his longstanding call to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service in his fiscal 2015 budget, saying the agency must be reformed to ensure its future viability.
a What price taxation? Swiss privacy and the truth about offshore banking
Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.
Mike Lee Backs Sasse in Nebraska Primary
Utah Sen. Mike Lee is backing Ben Sasse for Senate in Nebraska, adding another congressional endorsement for the Midland University president in his competitive GOP primary.
ADWATCH: Shannon ad touts Oklahoma roots, faith
Details of a new television ad airing across Oklahoma through the end of the week from Republican U.S. Senate candidate T.W. Shannon.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Randy Brogdon Officially Announces U.S. Senate Run
Former Oklahoma Senator Randy Brogdon has officially thrown his hat into the ring, hoping to fill Tom Coburn's U.S. Senate seat.
Trust the private sector, not Washington, to get job training right
Five years into his administration -- five years into an economy with historically high unemployment rates and a frightening portion of Americans simply giving up on the idea of work -- President Obama has finally declared plans to overhaul federal job training.