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Elections

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  • Campaigns Kick Into High Gear

    The race for the Republican nomination for governor kicks into high gear this weekend. With about a month to go before the Aug. 12 primary, both Tom Foley and John McKinney plan to march in the Enfield Independence Day parade, which steps off at 11 a.m....
  • Yazielis Perez and Charlie Crist: Champ & Chump

    Yazielis Perez: This spring, she was Seminole County's only fourth grader to get perfect scores on all three of her FCAT exams. That's impressive enough. But Yazi, who moved with her parents to Seminole County from Puerto Rico in 2009, didn't even speak...
  • Poll Points To Obama's Polarizing Of U.S.

    The headline — "Poll: Obama Worst President Since World War II" — was both provocative and misleading. The Quinnipiac survey did, indeed, place President Barack Obama at the top of the worst since FDR. But this was largely a measure of...
  • McKinney: Will Lead State Back To Prosperity

    For the last four years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy enjoyed every opportunity for success. He has veto-proof legislative majorities at home and a federal delegation made up entirely of Democrats. In Washington, our governor's party controls the Senate and he...
  • Foley: Reform Approach Will Restore State

    Connecticut is an amazing place. We have the convenience of big cities and the serenity of rolling countryside. We have excellent schools, strong civic engagement and a long, colorful history. We have a tradition of innovation and ingenuity. We have...
  • Florida redistricting ruling could be felt for decades

    Florida redistricting ruling could be felt for decades
    TALLAHASSEE -- Central Florida's political geography could be scrambled thanks to a court's ruling that the Legislature's congressional maps tilted too far to help elect Republicans. The fallout could be felt for years as a precedent-setter for future...
  • Judge opens county race to all voters

    Judge opens county race to all voters
    Thousands of voters in northern Broward will be able to help select their next county commissioner, after a Broward circuit judge Friday ordered the election primary open to all voters. Broward Circuit Court Judge Sandra Perlman threw out write-in...
  • UnitedHealth Group sues California over fine

    Setting up a major legal fight, UnitedHealth Group Inc. has sued California's insurance commissioner to block his attempt to fine the insurer $173.6 million for violations during a botched 2005 acquisition. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Orange County...
  • Lehigh commissioners take home rule charter change off the table

    Lehigh County's budget can go into effect with tax increases and spending cuts without the county commissioners having to approve either. Commissioner Mike Schware says that's a flaw in the system. But he also thinks commissioners should take more time...
  • Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn

    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn
    A brief respite from election-year campaign ads ended Friday when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took to the TV airwaves to criticize Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, making use of the governor’s own words on jobs, schools and taxes. The...
  • Stephen Mihm: Rewind two centuries for worst Congress

    By some accounts, this Congress may be the least productive ever, passing the fewest laws on record. President Barack Obama is threatening to circumvent congressional gridlock by making policy via executive orders, taunting Republicans to "sue me" if they...