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  • Censure Plan Aimed At Windsor School Board President Dropped

     Censure Plan Aimed At Windsor School Board President Dropped
    WINDSOR — An attempt to by Republican school board members to censure the board president — also a Republican — never came to a vote Tuesday as the board voted 8-0-1 to eliminate the item and two others related to it from the agenda....
  • Mayo: Time to stop write-in election hijinks

    If you just landed from Mars and tried to figure out Florida's confusing election rules, your head (and antennae) would probably explode. Municipal and school board races are non-partisan, while county commissioners and Broward officers like sheriff and...
  • Wait, they get how many envelopes?

    If you’ve ever wondered how many pieces of paper each U.S. Senate office is allotted – and why – there’s now a publicly available answer. Reporters at USA Today were able to get their hands on a copy of the Senate's secret...
  • Happy Constitution Day! Take an amendment to lunch

    Happy Constitution Day! Take an amendment to lunch
    Happy Constitution Day, commemorating when a group of Founding Fathers 227 years ago signed the new document, later ratified as the nation’s blueprint. The U.S. Constitution became a template for constitutions around the world because it defined...
  • Tim Donnelly to walk precincts for Knight in congressional race

     GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks, perhaps the most outspoken conservative in the Legislature, plans to campaign this weekend  for state Sen. Stephen Knight, one of two Republicans battling to succeed a retiring congressman this fall. Knight,...
  • Simsbury Democrats Open Campaign Headquarters On Wednesday

    SIMSBURY — Town Democrats will open their campaign headquarters located in The Courtyard at 10 Jim Gallagher Way with a reception on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., party officials have announced. State Rep. John Hampton along with Melissa Osborne,...
  • FAQs: The Times' endorsement process for the Nov. 4 elections

    It's not official but certainly feels true: California will have more elections this year than rainy days. The current downpour lasts from the first week in October, when vote-by-mail ballots for the statewide general election become available, through...
  • Watchdog says U.S. risk council lacks tools to spot market threats

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog on Wednesday slammed a post-crisis regulatory council created to spot emerging financial market risks, saying the group operates with little transparency and does not have all the tools to do its job....
  • U.S. House passes Fed audit bill; measure seen doomed in Senate

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Wednesday that would open up Federal Reserve monetary policy decisions to a congressional audit, reviving a measure passed in 2012. But the legislation approved by...
  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission
    Washington -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was one of several lawmakers on Tuesday who tried to pin down top Pentagon officials on the administration's new campaign to target Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, and they were not satisfied with the...
  • The Republican Brand's recovery tour � sort of

    There was a time, a little less than a year ago, when Democrats salivated at the thought of running against the GOP brand and demonizing Republican candidates by attacking them and their party for "shutting down the government." But the Republican...