The Fix’s top 10 primaries of 2014

(Marco Garcia / For the Washington Post)

For once, GOP infighting doesn’t dominate our list.

Spencer Bachus won’t seek reelection

Alabama Republican has been in office since 1993.

The four things you need to watch in the North Carolina and Alabama runoffs

Voters are back at it!

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Congress ethics office clears Bachus of insider trading

(Haraz N. Ghanbari / AP)

The Office of Congressional Ethics has decided to dismiss allegations of insider trading against Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.).

READ IN: Wednesday, July 16, 2014: DoJ weighs in on Ohio, Wisconsin voter laws, all the Q2 FEC reports you’ll ever need, poll-a-palooza in Iowa, Mich., N.H., Menendez spends big on legal bills

DoJ weighs in on Ohio, Wisconsin voter laws, all the Q2 FEC reports you’ll ever need, poll-a-palooza in Iowa, Mich., N.H., Menendez spends big on legal bills.

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Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.)

More information released on lawmakers who donated after shutdown

(Bill O'Leary / Washington Post)

Revelations come after The Post reported on members of the House and Senate who gave money after the 16-day impasse.

State Republicans making the case for Internet sales tax to Congress

Republicans who want to level the tax paying field say Rep. Bob Goodlatte is the vote they need to win.