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  • Trouble for Democrats: More Senate seats are at risk

    WASHINGTON Democrats are finding that their path to keeping control of the U.S. Senate this year is getting bumpier. At least four states where Democrats hold Senate seats that once were seen as fairly safe are now considered in play: Michigan, Iowa,...
  • Scott-Bush-Martinez team up to demand Senate pass in-state tuition bill

    Scott-Bush-Martinez team up to demand Senate pass in-state tuition bill
    In a showdown with potential consequences at the polls this fall, a trio of Florida governors joined forces Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated...
  • Special Report: How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse

    WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK (Reuters) - In September 2001, as the U.S. reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin supported Washington's imminent invasion of Afghanistan in ways that would have been...
  • Newsmaker Forum: Larry Hogan [Editorial]

    Newsmaker Forum: Larry Hogan  [Editorial]
    The Sun continues its 2014 Newsmaker Forum series with Larry Hogan, a businessman and former state cabinet official who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor. Mr. Hogan will join in a conversation with Sun readers about issues in the...
  • Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine defy Geneva pact, refuse to disarm

    MOSCOW -- Separatist gunmen in eastern Ukraine on Friday defied calls by world powers for them to surrender their arms and leave the government buildings they have seized in support of demands of independence from Kiev. Top diplomats from Russia, the...
  • Harris Announces Candidacy For State Senate

    BLOOMFIELD — Board of education Chairman Donald Harris announced Friday that he is forming a candidate committee to run for the 2nd Senate District seat currently held by Democrat Eric Coleman. Harris, 69, is a former Bloomfield High School...
  • Lawmakers, green groups weigh in on Keystone XL delay

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Friday it would extend the period of time for federal agencies to weigh in on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving no new deadline. The move, which likely delays a final decision beyond November mid-term...
  • New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

    New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on
    SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on...
  • Jobless rate rises slightly statewide

    Jobless rate rises slightly statewide
    Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March as the state added almost 23,000 jobs and the labor force grew by 59,000 people. The statewide jobless rate was 6.3 percent for the month, up a tenth of a point from February's 6.2 percent. In...
  • McAuliffe eases voting rights restoration rules for drug dealers

    McAuliffe eases voting rights restoration rules for drug dealers
    RICHMOND – Convicted drug dealers won't have to wait several years to get their voting rights back any more under reforms Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday. McAuliffe also said he plans to shrink the waiting period for violent felons from five...
  • Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit

    Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit
    As he considers a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul acknowledges the GOP must go beyond its base and find ways to grow support or it will be unable to elect a national standard bearer. On Tuesday, Paul comes to...