Walter Jones Will Be Missed

Walter Jones (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

by Paul R. Pillar Representative Walter Jones, a Republican representing North Carolina’s 3rd congressional district, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. His death will not get as much attention as the recent passing of former representative John Dingell, Jr., who… Continue Reading  

Does Sheldon Adelson Hold the GOP Captive?

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by Jim Lobe A critical congressional battle—but by no means the final one—over the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action between the P5+1 and Iran has been fought, and the powerful Israel lobby has been at least temporarily… Continue Reading  

Neocon Super PAC Bets Big on North Carolina GOP Primary Challenge

Walter Jones Iran ad

by Eli Clifton* UPDATE: Rep. Walter Jones (R) won his primary campaign last night, beating Taylor Griffin 50.91% to 45.05%. The Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI), which spent over $300,000 attacking Jones, has remained silent about their latest electoral setback. Dylan Williams,… Continue Reading