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Wiretap: A Republican speaks out on climate change

Bush Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson compares the coming "climate crash" to the credit bubble that burst in 2008. Paulson should know. He was there.

Cantor loss spotlights sticky immigration politics shaping Coffman-Romanoff race

The candidates have blasted each other as hypocritical, untrustworthy agents of reform. It's a charge that may be particularly damning for congressional candidates this year.

Wiretap: Tea Party victory elevates less hardline majority leader

California Rep. Kevin McCarthy rose as the likely successor to Cantor after Texas hardliners Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling bowed out.

Wiretap: Fracking bans are contagious

Waiting on state legislatures or Congress to stiffen oil-and-gas drilling rules is like waiting for Godot. Nothing happens.

Gardner so far mum on historic Cantor defeat

Let's be honest, when Gardner decided a few months ago to run for Senate, the biggest question about GOP leadership was whether Boehner was going to survive as Speaker, not whether Cantor was going to get knocked off in a 70,000 vote primary.

Wiretap: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor suffers historic blow-out defeat

Clearly, there is something terribly wrong with the way top-level Republicans are running their campaigns.

House leaders stump for Coffman, Lamborn amid protest

At what was billed a "pro-Israel" breakfast, sponsored by former Sen. Bill Armstrong and former Gov. Bill Owens, Cantor decried what he called the Obama administration's inaction on Syria.

Wiretap: Rubio at sea on climate change science, economics

He pre-launches a presidential bid with a bold leadership position: He says he's not sure climate change is real and it doesn't make economic sense to do anything about it if it were real.

Hungry for immigration reform

Immigration-policy-reform organizer Rudy Lopez, and local faith, labor and business leaders see an opening with Colo. Rep. Mike Coffman. They may well be disappointed.

It could all be over soon, until the next time

The crisis is nearly over - unless it isn't -- so it is time to ask ourselves what has been learned. My guess: Not much.