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  • New York mayor takes it on the chin in city media

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio won his job in a landslide last November, but is finding out that staying so popular is not easy. On Thursday, he was labeled "an ass" on the cover of one city tabloid after being skewered in another...
  • Newly formed group seeks to propose tight marijuana rules

    Newly formed group seeks to propose tight marijuana rules
    A new group organized by supporters of medical marijuana seeks to assure Florida voters that if they approve Amendment 2 in November, laws and regulations can be written to keep Florida from having wide-open marijuana use. Leaders of the new Florida For...
  • Hillary Clinton ahead, Republicans tightly bunched, in 2016 poll

    A new series of polls has confirmed the obvious when it comes to a presidential contest still more than two long years from its climax: Hillary Clinton is routing the field among Democrats, and Republican voters are all over the map when it comes to their...
  • Special delivery from Emanuel: Cheesecake, $50,000 of it

    Special delivery from Emanuel: Cheesecake, $50,000 of it
    It’s the tell-tale sign that someone has arrived squarely on the good side of Mayor Rahm Emanuel: They get a specially-delivered cheesecake. Since Emanuel first started running for mayor in October 2010, he has spent more than $51,000 on...
  • Are black voters turning against Obama?

    It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans. Last Friday in Chicago, a group of...
  • Arundel councilman wants county attorney to be elected

    Anne Arundel County voters pick the county's executive, council members, sheriff and several courthouse officials. If one council member has his way, they may soon also pick the county attorney. Councilman Daryl Jones, a Severn Democrat, will introduce a...
  • Union-backed PAC blasts Rauner in TV ad

    Union-backed PAC blasts Rauner in TV ad
    A political action committee backed by public employee unions launched its first general election TV ad today, criticizing Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner over taxation of the elderly. Officials from the Illinois Freedom PAC would not...
  • Dem. Party Leader Heading to CT to Rouse Women's Vote for Malloy

    Washington – In at least one way, the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision is a gift from the high court to Democratic candidates -- including those in Connecticut. The Supreme Court's decision that the Affordable Care Act can't force employers...
  • Any Vote On Berlin Police Station Months Away

    BERLIN — Any petition drive to place the proposed new $21 million police station on a referendum ballot should begin in mid-September at the earliest, council minority leader David Evans said Thursday. The wait is necessary because no petition...
  • Kashkari says Schwarzenegger failed because he 'needed to be loved'

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari typically aims his fire at incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown, the Democrat he is taking on in the fall. But on Thursday, the former U.S. Treasury official slashed at Arnold Schwarzenegger, the last Republican to hold the...
  • Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries

    Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries
    Some unsuccessful candidates for House seats in California outspent at least one of their winning rivals in the June 3 primary, reports filed with the Federal Election Commission showed this week. In most of the state's 53 congressional districts, the...