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  • Walker says he supports ban on abortions after 20 weeks

    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a longtime abortion opponent and likely presidential candidate, said Tuesday that he supports banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, taking a clear stance on an issue he avoided during his re-election...
  • General Public Wants To Restore Health, Education Cuts

    Speaker after speaker walked to the microphone on Tuesday evening at the state Capitol complex to ask legislators to restore education and health funds that are being cut in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. With snow falling and 127 people...
  • Republican presidential hopefuls seek Florida support

    Republican presidential hopefuls seek Florida support
    Presidential hopefuls are making strategic forays into South Florida, hoping to prevent the state's favorite son Republicans from locking up all the money and support and position themselves if Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio falter. Wisconsin Gov. Scott...
  • O'Malley won't seek Mikulski's Senate seat

    O'Malley won't seek Mikulski's Senate seat
    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not run for Senate in 2016, taking himself out of what could be a messy Democratic primary race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. O'Malley, who is considering a run for president in...
  • Senate Democrats offer $580 million fund sweep, but GOP sees it as a stunt

    Senate Democrats offer $580 million fund sweep, but GOP sees it as a stunt
    Senate Democrats gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a plan that would sweep $580 million from special funds to help plug a gaping budget hole, a move Republicans decried as a political stunt that undermines negotiations with new GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner....
  • Danforth cites political bullying in Schweich eulogy

    Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, suggesting that political bullying and an anti-Semitic whisper campaign led his friend to kill himself. Danforth...
  • Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.

    Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.
    The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade. Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
  • Supreme Court ruling could affect congressional districts in California

    Supreme Court ruling could affect congressional districts in California
    An old statehouse joke has it that the once-a-decade process of redrawing election districts gives politicians a right to pick their voters, rather than the other way around. Now, the Supreme Court is being asked to turn that wry comment into a...
  • COD president cancels forum for trustee candidates

    COD president cancels forum for trustee candidates
    College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has banned a forum for Board of Trustee candidates from taking place on campus, college spokesman Joe Moore said. School administration recently told leaders of the College of DuPage Adjunct Association that...
  • Robert B. Reich: Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the American...
  • Danforth blasts the state of politics at funeral for Missouri gubernatorial candidate

    CLAYTON, Mo. Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth, one of the elders of Missouri's GOP, declared Tuesday that "politics has gone so hideously wrong" and blamed nasty campaign tactics for Missouri gubernatorial candidate Tom Schweich's suicide last week. "The...