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  • Haim Saban Says He'll Contribute 'As Much As Needed' to a Hillary Clinton Campaign

    Asked in a Bloomberg TV interview what kind of financial commitment he was ready to make to getting Hillary Clinton elected president should she decide to run, media mogul Haim Saban signaled that he was prepared to contribute "as much as needed." Saban,...
  • San Diego council approves minimum wage hike to $11.50 an hour by 2017

    San Diego council approves minimum wage hike to $11.50 an hour by 2017
    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The San Diego City Council gave formal approval on Monday to an ordinance that would incrementally raise the minimum wage in California's second-largest city to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, mostly for workers in the restaurant and...
  • Corbett and Wolf campaign ads heating up television airwaves this summer

    HARRISBURG — The Fourth of July fireworks had barely gone out when television airwaves crackled to life with sounds and sights of fall. "We've got a great vision for Pennsylvania," Republican Gov. Tom Corbett said as viewers saw farms, skylines and...
  • Online Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy In Race For Governor

     Online Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy In Race For Governor
    Republican candidate Tom Foley is leading Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a new online poll that its sponsor acknowledges has shortcomings in its methodology and accuracy. The online poll found 42 percent of voters surveyed supported Foley, with...
  • After Drunken Encounter, New Britain Leader Steps Down

    After Drunken Encounter, New Britain Leader Steps Down
    NEW BRITAIN — The leader of the common council announced Monday afternoon that he's stepping down after showing up at city hall intoxicated last week and loudly berating Mayor Erin Stewart. Michael Trueworthy acknowledged he's had trouble with...
  • Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans

    Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans
    When Bruce Rauner's campaign fund injected $750,000 to the Illinois Republican Party this month, it was another illustration of how the GOP governor candidate has become more than just a big name on the fall ballot. The wealthy equity investor from...
  • FIFA ask FIGC to investigate Italy racism row

    ROME (Reuters) - FIFA has asked the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to investigate comments made by Carlo Tavecchio, the favourite to become its next president, in which he referred to African players as "banana eaters". "Media reports concerning...
  • Deeper look into IRS doings doesn't look pretty

    No one likes to receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service. If you do, here are a few facts which paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with. The computer hard drive of former IRS employee Lois Lerner she who refused to testify so...
  • Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain

    Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain
    From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
  • Throw the Bums Out?

     
    A reader copied me the other day on a letter-to-the-editor that responded to my columns suggesting we should vote out incumbents in state government. Unfortunately, she was confused and thought I was talking about the U.S. Congress, which presents a......
  • State by state: Overview of 2014 governor races shows Democratic tilt

    Tides roll in, tides roll out. It’s not just the ocean. Elections can work the same way. Four years ago, Republicans had a smashing campaign season, seizing control of the House and piling up victories in Senate and gubernatorial races from sea to...