| Nov 8, 2014
| 2:06 PM
With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race continued at a feverish pace this week and has now gone past the $25 million mark.
Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67 million in one week,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:30 PM
HARTFORD — Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race accelerated to a feverish pace this week and has now blown past the $25 million mark.
Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Republican Timothy Herbst says that state Treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision.
The official minutes of the state's Investment Advisory Council show that the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Republican board of directors member Mark Tweedie and state Rep. Joe Diminico, D-Manchester, both say the economy and jobs are priorities as the two once again face off.
Diminico defeated Tweedie in 2012 to represent the 13th House District, which...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:21 AM
Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:46 PM
NEW BRITAIN – Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley says he was proud to serve as a civilian adviser in Iraq, but union leaders on Monday resurrected his tenure there as a campaign issue, saying his work there was a failure.
"The time that...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Chicago cabbies won't get a fare hike but stand to get a centralized dispatching system to help taxi companies compete with ride-sharing services under a plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled today.
The idea is part of a package of cab industry reforms...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:37 PM
UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.
Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats.
The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Voters of this bustling beachfront city will elect two commissioners on Nov. 4 from a field of six candidates.
Three people are challenging incumbent Anthony Sanders for Seat 1: Business owner Gerald Dean, retiree Ann Pearl Henigson and condo...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:26 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The city and the police officers union have begun arbitration on a new contract, but both sides declined to discuss the portions of the contract under dispute.
The last contract expired June 30 of this year, and the union, AFSCME Local...