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Wiretap: If you think the GOP tax cut was tough, wait...

Republicans have passed their tax bill. That will almost certainly be the easy part. The harder part comes next with the expected arguments coming...

Littwin: Mr. Attorney General, the gay marriage ship has sailed

In case you missed it, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Yes, it's big news, but it's not exactly groundbreaking news. Not any more. Maybe not ever again.

Senators bundle House bills into WEST Act to expedite energy exploration,...

Some the most anti-environmental legislation to pass the House has been bundled together into an omnibus bill in the Senate called the Western Economic Security Today (WEST) Act.

Oklahoma earthquakes raise more questions about hydrofracking, injection wells

Another swarm of earthquakes in an unusual part of the country has generated aftershocks of debate about whether the oil and gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is to blame.

Virginia health reform ruling bolsters case made by Suthers

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers took a lot of heat when he joined with nearly 20 Republican attorneys general to file a lawsuit against the national health care reform legislation just days after it passed. Detractors saw the suit as a bitter move less about law than about political spectacle. Defenders of Suthers told the Colorado Independent that Suthers was vindicated on Monday when a federal judge in Virginia declared a key provision of the health care law unconstitutional.

Virginia immigration law yields mixed results and hard feelings

Long before Arizona passed a get-tough immigration law, Prince William County, Virginia, passed one of its own. That law, on the books for several...