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James Varney

James Varney was a national correspondent for The Washington Times. 

Articles by James Varney

This June 6, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building at dusk in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Treasury Dept. to ease old savings bond redemptions

The Treasury Department soon will make it easier for people to claim and redeem savings bonds that have sat untouched for years, Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy announced Wednesday as he advanced one of his pet projects. Published October 2, 2019

In this April 11, 2019 file photo, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards attends a press conference in Opelousas, La. Republicans challenging Edwards couldnt match the Democrats fundraising pace as they ready for final advertising blitzes ahead of the Oct. 12 election. (AP Photo/Lee Celano, File)

GOP challengers trail Democrat Edwards in Louisiana

Incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana Democrat, holds a commanding fundraising lead over his closest rival as the Pelican State moves toward its October primary, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Published September 13, 2019