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  • Rauner, Quinn squabble over who deserves credit for digital lab

    Rauner, Quinn squabble over who deserves credit for digital lab
    The Illinois governor’s race on Thursday turned into bickering over who deserves credit for the creation of a new digital manufacturing lab on Goose Island, as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner said it was his “brainchild” that...
  • Maine fails to reach quarantine compromise with nurse Kaci Hickox

    It’s the type of battle made for flinty New England, where personal liberty vs. the government’s interpretation of public good has been a frequent theme. A nurse, hailed by some as a hero for helping treat Ebola patients in Africa, has...
  • Crucial Iowa Senate race tied; Romney, Clinton lead for 2016: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/...
  • McConnell widens lead over Grimes in final Bluegrass Poll

    LEXINGTON, Ky. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has opened up a 5-point lead over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes and appears well-positioned to win a sixth term, according to the final Bluegrass Poll before Tuesday's election....
  • Notes and notables

    A fact-based approach Some 60 soldiers from Fort Eustis recently deployed to Liberia where they hope to help halt the Ebola outbreak. They follow airmen from Langley Air Force Base, who just returned after building a 25-bed facility to care for the...
  • Third Rematch In Wolcott, Southington In 80th Statehouse Race

    WOLCOTT — It's round three in the 80th House District, with Republican incumbent Rob Sampson seeking to defeat Democrat John "Corky" Mazurek and keep the office he took from Mazurek in 2010 and kept in a 2012 rematch. The district includes...
  • Michelle Obama to attend Baltimore rally for Anthony Brown

    Michelle Obama to attend Baltimore rally for Anthony Brown
    Michelle Obama will come to Baltimore Monday for an election eve rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown, the campaign said Thursday. The first lady's appearance at the War Memorial Plaza on Monday is the latest evidence that...
  • Three Plainville Residents Battle For 22nd State House Seat

    Three Plainville Residents Battle For 22<sup>n</sup><sup>d</sup> State House Seat
    PLAINVILLE — Three town residents — the Democrat incumbent, the Republican challenger and a political newcomer who petitioned to get onto the ballot — are battling to represent the 22nd House District, which includes all of Plainville...
  • A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

    A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions
    Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. Some, in fact, are game-changers. Why else would the medical profession and insurance companies be spending well over $100 million to beat back...
  • Save the world—vote in Tuesday's election

    Save the world&mdash;vote in Tuesday's election
    Let’s face it, there’s nothing sexy about next week’s midterm elections. We’ve already voted in America’s first black president, and he still has two years left in the batter’s box. The possibility of a woman (Hillary...
  • Republicans use scandal in fight for Ron Calderon's Senate seat

    Even with indicted lawmaker Ronald S. Calderon unable to seek reelection, the scandal enveloping the Democratic state senator has rubbed off on the campaign to replace him. The candidates, former Democratic Assemblyman Tony Mendoza and Republican...