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  • Rasmussen Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy By 7 Points

    Rasmussen Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy By 7 Points
    A Rasmussen Reports poll has Republican Tom Foley leading Democrat Dan Malloy by 7 points in the Connecticut governor's race. But both candidates expressed skepticism about the new numbers. "I don't believe we're 7 points ahead,'' Foley said Monday....
  • Record Public Financing Amounts Awarded to Candidates

    HARTFORD – State officials said Monday that public campaign financing awards to candidates for 2014 will total more than $33 million – a record amount for Connecticut’s taxpayer-funded election system. According to records from the...
  • Michelle Nunn's big challenge in Georgia: Breaking 50 percent

    The competitive open-seat Senate race in Georgia has become an unwanted liability for Republicans' chances of winning a majority, but Democrat Michelle Nunn still has a perilous path to win a majority of the vote on Nov. 4. National Republicans, who just...
  • Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation

    Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation
    Floridavoters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Obama who? Getting cozy with the Clintons

    It's not surprising that many Democrats running for major offices this year would prefer not to sidle up to a president who has a record of raising taxes, pushing a federal health care overhaul, embracing action against climate change, talking about...
  • How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in

    Are voting laws requiring photo IDs inherently racially discriminatory, as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintained in her blistering dissent Saturday morning?   A team of politician scientists from Appalachian State, Texas Tech and the...
  • Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama

    Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign is stepping up one of its lines of attack against Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist: attempting to link him in voters' minds with President Barack Obama. Though Obama remains popular with some Democratic...
  • The return of the Clinton Democrats (not really)

    The return of the Clinton Democrats (not really)
    Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is running for U.S. Senate in the great state of Kentucky. She is a woman of conviction, of substance, of principle. "I'm not an empty dress," she insists, "I'm not a rubber stamp, and I am not a cheerleader! I am a...
  • Japan minister's quitting a hitch, but won't affect reactor restart

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's plan to restart nuclear reactors shut down after the Fukushima disaster will not be affected by Monday's resignation of the industry minister, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is losing a convincing advocate of a step most view with...
  • Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power? South Florida's the place

    Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power?  South Florida's the place
    I write in praise of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, even though I will vote against her. I write in praise of Florida Senate candidate Ellyn Bogdanoff, even though I hope incumbent Sen. Maria Sachs defeats her. A brave Muslim girl whose full name I...
  • Officials Urged to Take Care With Social Media

    WASHINGTON When the Dallas Police Department sent out a tweet this summer alerting the public that Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib had been arrested for public intoxication, the social media world lit up. There was only one problem: Aqib Talib wasn'...