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  • The Hill: John Feehery: Picking GOP Leadership June 17, 2014

    The Hill June 17, 2014 By: John Feehery This week, House Republicans will conduct leadership elections to replace Eric Cantor as House majority leader, after he surprisingly lost his reelection bid last week. Congressional leadership elections are unique. They are based mostly on... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on the Future of the Appropriations Process June 16, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 16, 2014 By: Jim Manley While one foreign-policy crisis after another dominates the news, Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee who has been under heavy tea-party pressure at home, has... read more

  • WSJ: Feehery on Eric Cantor vs. the Populists June 12, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 12, 2014 By: John Feehery Rep. Eric Cantor’s surprising primary loss provides a fascinating glimpse into the economic debate that has riven the Republican Party.It’s a confusing mess that breaks down ideologically, geographically and, most important, along class... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Whether Congress Can Get Anything Done This Year June 12, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 12, 2014 By: Jim Manley Lost in the back and forth over whether immigration reform was responsible for Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary defeat–it had very little impact–is another, more fundamental problem:In light of the chaos that has engulfed... read more

  • WSJ: Manley on Eric Cantor's Loss and its Impact on Immigration Reform June 10, 2014

    The Wall Street Journal June 10, 2014 By: Jim Manley For anyone who was holding out hope that House Republicans would be able to get their act together enough to pass at least a modest series of immigration-related provisions before the midterm elections... read more