How Once Deeply Conservative Virginia Turned into a Liberal Democratic Blue State

By: Donald Lambro WASHINGTON – Virginia Republicans were licking their wounds this week after a humiliating election beating from the Democrats who swept every statewide elective office on the ballot. If there was any doubt that once hardcore, conservative Virginia, formerly the seat of the old Confederacy, was now firmly in liberal Democratic hands, Tuesday’s…

GOP Lawmakers Chomping at the Bit to Cut Tax Rates Next Year, Maybe With the Help of a Few Frightened Democrats

By:     Donald Lambro WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has a big agenda, with many moving parts, that should keep the Congress busy for the next four years. Under normal circumstances, when Republicans control the White House and both houses of Congress, one would expect swift approval of the president’s chief proposals along straight party lines.…

Socialist Bernie Sanders Blames Billionaires for All Our Ills, But Draws Huge Crowds As He Leads Clinton in New Hampshire

By:  Donald Lambro                 WASHINGTON – Thousands of Americans have been turning out to cheer fiery Sen. Bernie Sanders who blames millionaires and billionaires for everything that’s wrong with our country. In Portland, Ore., some 28,000 people came out to show their support for the self-described socialist from…