Rep. Allen B. West's concession Tuesday that he lost his bid for re-election means the 113th Congress will open in January with only one black Republican in either chamber — a rough end to a year when the GOP had high hopes for expanding the diversity of its caucus.
Former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been elected to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district, emerging victorious after a bitterly fought race that featured millions of dollars in attack ads.
The Republican leadership showed weakness in allowing all four recent debates to be presided over by apparent liberals. If the Democrats cheat to win this election, these same Republicans likely would just sit back and take it. We must pray for the election of strong leaders who will not just go along to get along but who will stand firmly for conservative principles against the intimidations of the liberal media.
Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their activist admirers are excited about a