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  • Biss, Harris pondering runs for higher office

    Biss, Harris pondering runs for higher office
    State Sen. Daniel Biss appears to be the first Democrat to actively float his name for the 2016 special election for state comptroller.
  • Donna Guthrie

    Donna Guthrie
    Age: 58 Family: Widowed, five children Education: Gaynstad High School, Kingston, Jamaica, 1976 Occupation: Business analyst Political career: None Campaign coffers:$14,189 as of Jan. 23 Top three non-newspaper endorsements: Broward County ...

    House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat

    House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat
    House Democrats gathered at a strategy retreat this week in dire need of a pep talk, after seeing their influence sharply reduced by last year's election and enduring a number of internal debates that eroded morale. They got one from President Obama,...

    Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive

    Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive
    President Obama sought to transfer some swagger to a deflated group of Democrats on Thursday, saying the American people would respond if the party made a forceful case for what it stands for. Addressing the thinned-out ranks of House Democrats after an...

    Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015

     Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015
    Labor notched some big wins last year in its efforts to beef up its ranks. Organizers vow to continue that push this year on signature items such as raising the minimum wage, but business groups are equally adamant about pushing back. Also on the...