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  • Judging when it is OK to elect a legislator's relative to the bench

    Wonder who Del. Lionell Spruill, D-Chesapeake, is thinking of with his proposed legislation to restrict the General Assembly from electing a judge if a candidate is a spouse, parent, child or sibling of a member of General Assembly?  Perhaps this...
  • Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino

    Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino
    There's a temptation to view Proposition 48 as a larger statement on Indian gambling in California. But the ballot measure isn't a policy question on off-reservation casinos, it's a referendum on a specific gambling agreement. Proposition 48 asks voters...
  • Sweden's far-right tells mainstream to negotiate or risk new election

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats, who hold the balance of power in parliament, said on Friday that mainstream parties should negotiate with them before the government's centerpiece budget vote or risk a new election....
  • RGA jumps into Maryland race in support of Hogan

    The Republican Governors Association has jumped into the Maryland election campaign, creating a fast-paced new ad critical of Democrat Anthony G. Brown and buying Baltimore television time to back Larry Hogan. The intervention by the RGA came as the...
  • Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign

    Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign
    Presidential challenger Aecio Neves took the podium at a yacht club in Copacabana this week for a rapid-fire news conference at which he took aim at incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a corruption scandal involving Petrobras, the state-owned oil company....
  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...
  • Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for democracy for the Chinese-controlled city entered its fifth week on Friday. With crowds...
  • State Investigates Complaint Against PAC Led By Wethersfield Democrat

     State Investigates Complaint Against PAC Led By Wethersfield Democrat
    WETHERSFIELD — The state Elections Enforcement Commission is investigating a complaint filed by a local Republican against a political action committee controlled by Democratic state Rep. Russell Morin of Wethersfield. GOP Councilwoman Donna...
  • Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race

    In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor. One by one, a series of television reporters took turns asking the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful the same questions about her controversial TV ad featuring an...
  • Libertarian Challenges 9th House District Incumbent

    Libertarian Challenges 9<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District Incumbent
    Richard Lion, a Libertarian who has previously run for state representative and mayor of Hartford, is challenging Democratic incumbent Jason Rojas in the 9th House District. This is Lion's seventh run for public office. Lion, who describes himself as...
  • Is liberal favorite Elizabeth Warren open to 2016 presidential run?

    Much to the disappointment of her ardent fans, Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly, emphatically and in no uncertain terms said she is not running for president in 2016. Or is she? People magazine drew out the following response from the Democratic...