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  • Hollywood Democrats Fear Loss of Senate Majority

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online ads attacking Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. Get it? Unpopular president +...
  • Greene's tax struggles make Wellington residents wary

    News that Wellington Vice Mayor John Greene failed to file taxes for two, possibly three years, should make village residents wary. Most of us have at some point struggled financially and no one is perfect. Most of us, though, aren't elected officials...
  • Thai military coup leader bestowed role of civilian prime minister

    The general who led a military coup in Thailand three months ago took on the civilian mantle of prime minister Thursday when the legislators he appointed nominated him as sole candidate and voted overwhelmingly to make him government chief. Gen. Prayuth...
  • Former Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso Dies At 98

    Former Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso Dies At 98
    Joseph J. Fauliso, the Senate leader who became lieutenant governor upon the death of his friend, Gov. Ella T. Grasso, on Dec. 31, 1980, and then held the job longer than anyone in more than a century, died Wednesday after a brief stay in hospice care. He...
  • Prosecutor in Rick Perry cased called ethical, fair

    AUSTIN, Texas By all accounts, Michael McCrum is a man of contradictions. He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office. He's a criminal defense attorney who had to defend himself earlier this year....
  • Rousseff, rivals change tack in Brazil's reshaped election

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - When Brazil's notoriously private President Dilma Rousseff showed up in her kitchen cooking pasta in a campaign TV ad this week, it was one of the clearest signs yet that the country's October election is up for grabs....
  • Turkish foreign minister set to be Erdogan's new PM

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his future prime minister on Thursday and said a power struggle with a U.S.-based cleric, a Kurdish peace process and a new constitution would be his top...
  • Illinois is losing jobs because of fracking delays

    Illinois is losing jobs because of fracking delays
    When the General Assembly started drafting a bill two years ago to allow for fracking, international firm Kimmeridge Energy hired 65 people to work on land acquisition here. Rock formations of New Albany Shale throughout jobs-starved southern Illinois...
  • Rick Perry's lawyers accuse Democrats of pushing a 'red herring'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team on Thursday stepped up its aggressive strategy to fight two felony charges against him, arguing that Democrats were floating a “red herring” by suggesting that Perry was motivated to veto funding for...
  • Who Knew CT Was Such A Dreary Valley Of Agony?

    Who Knew CT Was Such A Dreary Valley Of Agony?
    The 2014 gubernatorial election may boil down to this: Is Connecticut a terrible place to live? The election should be named after Paul Sypek, who infuriated many Courant readers last week by insisting that he is happy here. What a freak. Sypek's letter...
  • Indians keep their faith with Modi, best hope for economy: poll

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - More than 70 percent of Indians are satisfied with the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he took office nearly three months ago, an opinion poll showed, seeing in him the best hope to put the economy back on track....