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  • Louisiana Governor Jindal, likely White House contender, touts energy plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican considering a 2016 U.S. presidential run, accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of being "science deniers" when it comes to energy, a critique often aimed at his own party....
  • Crist says he would seek Orlando-Tampa rail funding again

    Crist says he would seek Orlando-Tampa rail funding again
    Federal funding for high-speed rail between Orlando and Tampa is still possible, Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist said Tuesday. “I know we need it. I drive on I-4 every week,” Crist said in an interview with the Orlando...
  • Hearing On New Berlin Police Station Draws Few Taxpayers

    BERLIN — It's hard to say what residents think about proposed $21 million police station, based on the turnout Tuesday night at the latest of a continuing series of information meetings. Only three residents — two of them town officials &#...
  • Marshall Tuck for state superintendent of public instruction

    Marshall Tuck for state superintendent of public instruction
    The two runoff candidates for the nonpartisan job of California's superintendent of public instruction are Democrats, but they have clearly differentiated viewpoints about public schools. Of the two, political newcomer Marshall Tuck is the one with the...
  • Tim Donnelly to walk precincts for Knight in congressional race

     GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks, perhaps the most outspoken conservative in the Legislature, plans to campaign this weekend  for state Sen. Stephen Knight, one of two Republicans battling to succeed a retiring congressman this fall. Knight,...
  • Kashkari helps open Laguna GOP campaign headquarters

    Kashkari helps open Laguna GOP campaign headquarters
    Laguna Beach Republicans opened their 2014 election campaign headquarters Saturday with an appearance by the GOP's candidate in the California gubernatorial race, Laguna's own Neel Kashkari. He and Republican candidates in some other races in the...
  • Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House

    Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House
    WASHINGTON — If Democrats ever hope to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia. But races in those suburbs are tilting toward...
  • Hearing Friday in election lawsuit

    An emergency hearing will be held Friday in the lawsuit over the Broward County Commission District 2 election. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes wants to present options for how to handle the bizarre election to replace Kristin Jacobs on the...
  • U.S. Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives began debating legislation on Tuesday to authorize President Barack Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants, and lawmakers said the measure would likely pass...
  • Culture Wars in Connecticut? Dems Revive Social Issues

    Culture Wars in Connecticut? Dems Revive Social Issues
    Jonathan Martin of The New York Times provides a fascinating look at how Democrats across the nation are banking on cultural issues to give them an edge in close elections, particularly among women and moderate voters. Connecticut Democrats certainly...
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...