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Ruling camp must take action to bring Diet back to business:The Asahi Shimbun

The Diet remained stalled through April 23, with the opposition parties refusing to attend any session after the ruling camp rejected their requests...

The Texas House districts most vulnerable to flipping in 2018

Republicans currently hold a 95- to 55-seat advantage over Democrats in the Texas House of Representatives. Data on voters’ partisanship, affinity for President...

Benefit-Cost Analysis Should Promote Rational Decisionmaking

Recent executive orders undermine the longstanding belief in benefit-cost analysis.If you are reading this essay, you probably do not need to be persuaded...

U.S. Senate Committee Approves Pompeo For Secretary Of State

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to become President Donald Trump's second secretary of...

Chief Justice: A Scolding, And Food for Thought

It was a wonder any House members could take their seats Monday afternoon, following Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson’s biennial address...

Robert Herrmann: Tips for a better Congress

As the election season begins, I'd like to offer a few thoughts on creating a satisfactory outcome. Polls show that Congress has an...

'Joint Gulf Shield 1' success hailed

The session referred to the Legislative Branch a draft-law, drafted based on a proposal by the Council of Representatives, on amending Article 18...

Governor stresses education, safety in visit to WNC – News – Hendersonville Times-News

Derek Lacey Times-News Staff Writer @BRNDerek Education investment took center stage for Gov. Roy Cooper Monday, as he and other top state...

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Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the...