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  • Democracy's most cherished act

    Democracy! A word, a way of life, our highest ideal: Everyone is equal; no one is marginal. I still feel the force of this word, though the middle syllable -- "mock" -- grows increasingly dominant when I hear it, especially now, as election season...
  • Q Poll: Crist pulling independents

    Q Poll: Crist pulling independents
    TALLAHASSEE -- A new Quinnipiac University poll finds Democrat Charlie Crist with a slight edge over incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, although the advantage is within the error margin. The poll of 817 likely voters conducted Oct. 22-27 found Crist with 43...
  • Is money the only difference between winning and losing?

    Is money the only difference between winning and losing?
    Steve Schuh is the Tea Party Republican running for Anne Arundel County executive against Democrat George Johnson. I'm guessing green is Mr. Schuh's favorite color ("Schuh leads Johnson in Anne Arundel poll," Oct. 24). According to Mr. Schuh's most...
  • Dirty tricks show how Brown would govern if elected

    Dirty tricks show how Brown would govern if elected
    In re-reading your less-than-enthusiastic endorsement of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor, I was shocked by your claim that "Mr. Brown is well versed in all aspects of state government," coming as it did after an earlier passage in which you pointed...
  • Crist sees slight lead over Scott in Florida race for governor: poll

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Former Governor Charlie Crist holds a large edge among independent voters, giving him a narrow lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in their bid for the nation's largest swing state, a statewide poll on...
  • Protesters march on Burkina presidency after burning parliament

    OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday, forcing President Blaise Compaore to scrap a plan to extend his 27-...
  • Shellenberger touts Brown's work on domestic violence in new radio ad

    Shellenberger touts Brown's work on domestic violence in new radio ad
    Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger is featured in a new radio ad supporting Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial run, as Democrats try to win over county voters in the final stretch before Election Day. The ad, paid for by the...
  • Ukraine gas supplies in doubt as Russia seeks EU payment deal

    Ukraine gas supplies in doubt as Russia seeks EU payment deal
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine's efforts to unblock deliveries of Russian gas as winter sets in were deadlocked on Thursday as Moscow's negotiators were quoted demanding firmer commitments from the European Union to cover Kiev's pre-payments for energy....
  • Millions in Outside Political Money Pouring Into Connecticut Race for Governor

    Millions in Outside Political Money Pouring Into Connecticut Race for Governor
    HARTFORD – Millions of dollars in outside political money from the right and left is flooding into Connecticut, with the latest installment a $1.17 million contribution of "dark money" from a non-profit conservative group in Ohio called A Public...
  • A case for reading political fiction

    A case for reading political fiction
    In an understandably cynical mood about the fractured state of American government, one might be inclined to wonder: When so much of politics and what politicians say is fiction to begin with, what does a reader need with political fiction? Fiction as...
  • Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads

    Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads
    Republican Bruce Rauner and Democrat Pat Quinn are on pace to spend more than $100 million on the Illinois governor's race, doubling the state's previous record in a closely watched contest featuring heavy investment by business and labor. As of...