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  • Mizeur weighing run for retiring Mikulski's Senate seat

    Mizeur weighing run for retiring Mikulski's Senate seat
    Former Del. Heather R. Mizeur, who gained statewide recognition in Democratic circles last year with a spirited campaign for governor, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Joanna Belanger, Mizeur's...
  • Emanuel addresses reputation in new ad

    Emanuel addresses reputation in new ad
    After months of letting others try to reform his image with Chicago voters in his campaign ads, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a new TV spot in which he argues that his abrasiveness is due to his drive to improve the city. Speaking directly to the...
  • Ending judicial elections

    Ending judicial elections
    Electing judges by popular vote is a bad idea. Experience has taught this lesson over and over again. If you want judges to be impartial and fair (or at least appear to be), you don't force them to act like politicians making promises and seeking campaign...
  • Tuesday primary will narrow 5th Ward race to two candidates

    Tuesday primary will narrow 5th Ward race to two candidates
    The primary election Tuesday for 5th Ward alderman in Aurora will whittle the field of candidates down to two, who then will face each other in the April election. The primary became legally necessary when five candidates filed nominating petitions in...
  • Hillary Clinton's use of private email not unusual, but still raises questions

    Hillary Clinton's use of private email not unusual, but still raises questions
    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of personal email accounts as secretary of State mimicked her predecessors but drew attention to her penchant for secrecy as she begins what appears to be a second presidential run. Clinton turned her personal email...
  • High court wades into Congressional map fight

    High court wades into Congressional map fight
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's highest court on Wednesday jumped into a long-running dispute that could alter the fate of the state's 27 members of Congress. The Florida Supreme Court held an hour-long hearing examining whether the Republican-...
  • Backers of election charter amendments declare victory

    Backers of two measures to shift Los Angeles city and school board votes to higher-turnout election years declared victory Tuesday evening after an initial count showed the measures had lopsided leads in absentee ballots. Charter Amendments 1 and 2,...
  • Can 'Chuy' give Rahm a run for his money?

    Can 'Chuy' give Rahm a run for his money?
    Four years ago, I was surprised by how early in the evening on election night President Barack Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel won the mayoral race in Chicago, a city whose elections are historically famous for long counts. Four years later,...
  • Supervisors' races could create female majority

    There is only one woman on the 15-member Los Angeles City Council. Statewide, women have been losing ground at other elected levels. But the emerging field of potential candidates for next year's Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors election raises...
  • Obamacare case began when conservative lawyer saw possible flaw in law

    Obamacare case began when conservative lawyer saw possible flaw in law
    The case that comes before the Supreme Court on Wednesday with the potential to unravel President Obama's landmark healthcare law began in a conference room at the American Enterprise Institute, a few blocks from the White House and the K Street corridor....
  • Advocates Seek To Block State Education, Health Cuts

    Advocates Seek To Block State Education, Health Cuts
    HARTFORD — Speaker after speaker stepped to the microphone Tuesday evening to ask legislators to restore education and health funding that is being cut in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. With snow falling and 127 people signed up to...