One of the U.S. attorneys fired in 2006, Carol Lam, had also appealed the Justice Department's decision to exclude a candidate for its young lawyers program who had been worked for the Clinton administration and had written a paper on gender discrimination, notes Kate Klonick. The blowout loss by Rep. Chris Cannon (R-Utah.) to Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzThe myth of the conservative bestseller Elijah Cummings, Democratic chairman and powerful Trump critic, dies at 68 House Oversight panel demands DeVos turn over personal email records MORE (R) in a House primary shows that this year is a bad one for Republican incumbents, writes Josh Marshall.