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WaPo's McCartney: Harry Thomas, D.C. Scandals, Virginia GOP

Harry Thomas Jr. resigns, how Mayor Vincent Gray reacts, and trouble brewing with the Virginia GOP.


U.S. Economy: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Friday's jobs report could be seen as good news — but not for President Obama, according to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. So where is the economy heading this year, and what does it mean for November's election?
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Bolling's Tie-Breaking Role In Virginia Senate Unclear

In a memorandum, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling clarified his authority to break ties in the Virginia senate, but that role is still unclear.
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CQ Roll Call: Republican Still Blocking Obama's Nominations, Few Changes After Anniversary Of Tuscan Shooting

Obama is not backing away of his nomination of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Protection Financial Industry, as Republicans continue to criticize the decision.

Taking New Hampshire's Temperature, On A Frozen Lake

Fishermen on a frozen lake provided us with an unfiltered Granite State take on the current crop of Republican contenders.

Report: Tiny Miscalculation Might Have Slightly Skewed Iowa Caucuses Count

One caucusgoer is sure Mitt Romney was given 20 more votes than he should have gotten. Since Rick Santorum was reportedly just eight votes behind, that little miscalculation could mean a lot. But state GOP officials doubt the outcome will change.

Under Media Glare, Santorum's Record Draws Closer Look

After GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum triumphed in the Iowa caucuses this week, his stand against birth control and his links to the lobbying industry are coming under scrutiny.
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Virginia's ACLU Against Republican Party's Loyalty Oath

The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is threatening legal action if the Republican Party fails to drop a loyalty oath required from voters in this year's presidential primary.
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Harry Thomas Jr. Pleads Guilty

D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. is out, and he is expected to plead guilty to stealing more than $350,000 from the city later today. He could serve more than a year in jail.