Alex Pim

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Senate hearing to explore security clearances

WASHINGTON — A Senate Democrat says he's concerned that the Washington Navy Yard gunman was able to obtain a security clearance despite having a "troubled" and "unstable" past.<p>A Senate hearing into the nation's security clearance system opened Thursday, weeks after former Navy reservist Aaron …

Your Evening Jemmy

In the next place, as each representative will be chosen by a greater number of citizens in the large than in the small republic, it will be more difficult for unworthy candidates to practice with success the vicious arts by which elections are too often carried; and the suffrages of the people …

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Tea Party Donors Push Back

Business leaders are warned about the dire consequences of default, but in some ways they’re getting what they paid for, reports Patricia Murphy.<p>At …

Why Isn’t the Crisis Vise Forcing Congress to Compromise?

Con­gress is cap­tive to the cal­en­dar.<p>Dead­lines dic­tate ac­tion.<p>There is no reg­u­lar or­der, only reg­u­lar dis­order.<p>Dis­order is here to stay, …

Obama Has Already Won The Shutdown Fight And He's Coming For Immigration Next

Immigration reform advocates plan an aggressive campaign to bring the issue back — and the White House has signaled it's on board. Can Obama emerge from the fiscal crisis with enough momentum to win the immigration fight?<p>WASHINGTON — As the fiscal fight roiling Washington nears its end, the White …