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  • Rep. John Conyers Jr. (Associated Press)

    Democratic aide carting gun in federal building is let off with warning

    An aide to Democratic Rep. John Conyers — one of the loudest voices on Capitol Hill for additional federal gun control laws — caught a lucky break just recently.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Conyers active on constituents' behalf

    The news story "Rivals betting Rep. Conyers vulnerable in Aug. primary" (Web, Monday) leaves readers with the impression that the Michigan Democrat's days in the House might be numbered.

  • Rep. John Conyers Jr. (Associated Press)

    Rivals betting Rep. Conyers vulnerable in Aug. primary

    Challengers to U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. say the well-known Detroit Democrat is running on historical reputation and not recent record. And with redistricting adding more conservative suburban voters to Michigan's 13th District, they think the incumbent may be vulnerable in the state's Aug. 7 Democratic primary.

  • Texas state Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway posts flyers for her campaign for the 30th Congressional District race on May 1. The Dallas Democrat is challenging Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, who has served in Congress since 1993. (Associated Press)

    New generation challenging old guard blacks in Congress

    For two decades, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson has been an outspoken voice for Democrats in her signature bright blazer and multicolored scarf.

  • **FILE** Solyndra headquarters in Fremont, Calif. (Associated Press)

    Solyndra's court shopping puts bull's-eye on Delaware

    Back when President Obama toured the company last year, California-based Solyndra LLC billed itself as an innovative solar-panel maker whose product would transform the energy market and create lots of jobs near its Fremont, Calif., headquarters.

  • Comic Colbert fills the seats at House hearing

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers has told Stephen Colbert how happy he was that the comedian's appearance filled the seats for a hearing on illegal farm workers. Then he tried to kick him out.

  • Comedian Stephen Colbert, host of "The Colbert Report," prepares Friday to testify on Capitol Hill before the House Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security and International Law subcommittee hearing on Protecting America's Harvest. (Associated Press)

    Colbert tells Congress farm work 'really hard'

    Taking his blowhard act to Congress, comedian Stephen Colbert told lawmakers that one day picking beans alongside illegal immigrants convinced him that farm work is "really, really hard."

  • Conyers' wallets

    Americans avail themselves of an abundance of credit, debit and prepay card products.That's what choice is all about. But changes are in the wind on Capitol Hill.

  • Legion of the lost

    James Taranto, the very clever Wall Street Journal writer and editor of Opinion, has a thesis regarding our political culture. He believes the liberals are victims of their own cultural hegemony. They say things that are quite inaccurate. Their inaccuracies are repeated by their intellectual lookalikes throughout the culture. They reread their inaccuracies and are roundly confirmed in their ignorance.

  • Inside the Beltway

    You choose, John

  • Inside the Beltway

    You choose, John

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