Jun 25

Establishment order restored in midterm elections

Today in the Morning Line: Cochran, the new “Comeback Kid” Cantor loss looks more like an aberration than a trend Hillary Clinton talks with NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill Cochran survives runoff against McDaniel: They say lightning never strikes the same…

Jun 23

Incumbents beware: Challengers look to join the ‘Brat Pack’

Today in the Morning Line: Tuesday’s elections feature current officeholders trying to hold on In Mississippi, Cochran’s hopes might rest with black voters Charlie Rangel in tough fight – does he become first Democratic incumbent to lose? Hillary Clinton…

Jun 17

IRS lost more emails in tea party probe, investigators say

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has lost more emails connected to the tea party investigation, congressional investigators said Tuesday. The IRS said last Friday it had lost an untold number of emails when Lois Lerner's computer crashed in 2011.

Jun 16

Republican rift highlighted again this week

Today in the Morning Line: Cantor on Sunday shows, shocked by loss House leadership fight McDaniel tries to project momentum in Mississippi Romney back in the spotlight GOP rift: The Republican intra-party divide will again be in focus this…

House Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is no longer the lone Republican vying for the majority leader position Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., vacated earlier this week. Idaho’s Raul Labrador, first elected in 2010 when the tea party wave swept Republicans into…

Jun 11

Cantor loss sends jolt through political world

Today in the Morning Line: Cantor falls in stunning upset to Brat Defeat highlights difficulty for GOP on dealing with immigration reform Plenty of questions about Cantor’s campaign strategy House Republicans now without heir apparent to Boehner Obama weighs…

Jun 11

Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, an unflinching foe of loosening immigration…

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