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  • Wisconsin governor candidate cuts ties with consultant over jobs plan

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke severed ties with a political consultant after he used similar language in her jobs plan as he did in economic plans he drafted for other clients, Burke's campaign said on...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent of...
  • Kansas Democrat asks court to require new U.S. Senate candidate

    Kansas Democrat asks court to require new U.S. Senate candidate
    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - A Kansas Democrat has asked the state Supreme Court to order his party to name a new U.S. Senate candidate for the November election after the court ruled the name of a county prosecutor who withdrew must be removed from the...
  • 'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms

    'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms
    Erwin Chemerinsky has made an exemplary career out of teaching, writing and lecturing about the U.S. Supreme Court. And though he has strongly liberal views, he is widely admired for his ability to explain the work of the court in a way that is...
  • Back on center-stage with a flourish, France's Sarkozy still divides

    PARIS (Reuters) - It was vintage Nicolas Sarkozy: offering to restore France's battered world standing in a comeback announcement filled with drama and brusque energy that delights some French and repels others. Pledging to reshape French politics for...
  • Sarkozy returns to politics, offers France new start

    PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy announced his political comeback on Friday, saying he would seek the leadership of France's main rightist party, opening the way for a possible return to the Elysee Palace in 2017 elections. The former French president...
  • Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley

    Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley
    The Connecticut's largest labor organization will be bombarding mailboxes across the state with campaign mailers slamming Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley. "Tom Foley says his business experience is why he should be elected governor," one...
  • Italy's Northern League founder Bossi saddened by Scottish vote

    ROME (Reuters) - The founder of Italy's pro-devolution, anti-immigrant Northern League expressed bitter disappointment at the result of the Scottish independence referendum and said voters had been intimidated by the media. Umberto Bossi, who created the...
  • Afghan presidential rivals reach unity-government deal, sources say

    Afghanistan’s presidential rivals reached a deal Friday to form a unity government but remained divided over the results of a contentious runoff election, sources with knowledge of the talks said. Terms of the agreement, reached after weeks of...
  • Joliet wins lengthy housing complex legal battle

    Joliet wins lengthy housing complex legal battle
    A federal judge has ruled in favor of Joliet's years-long battle to condemn a troubled housing complex. In his 54-page ruling Thursday, U.S. Judge Ronald Norgle cleared the way for the city to use its eminent domain powers to take over Evergreen...
  • Scots vote shows pitfalls, opportunities for EU referendum

    PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's vote against independence offers lessons for British politicians and their European partners faced with a referendum on whether to stay in the EU which Prime Minister David Cameron has promised for 2017. The fact...