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  • Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former lawyer with the American Bankers Association is being considered by the White House as a possible nominee to the board of the Federal Reserve, according to sources familiar with the efforts The lawyer's name...
  • DGA Challenges State's Campaign Finance Restrictions

    The Democratic Governors Association, which expects to heavily advertise this fall to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of how Connecticut regulates independent campaign...
  • Warren in new book accuses Kashkari of lying as TARP chief

    In her new book, “A Fighting Chance,” Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren accuses California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari of lying to her when he led the taxpayer-funded federal bank bailout. Warren, a Democrat, served as chair of...
  • California secretary of state candidates clash at forum

    SACRAMENTO – Energized by Capitol scandals, four candidates for California secretary of state clashed in a forum Wednesday over which one is best suited to restore voter faith in state government. Candidates Alex Padilla, Dan Schnur, Pete Peterson...
  • GOP's anti-Muslim talks lead to bad bills: My Word

    As one of the largest civil-rights organizations in the state, the Council on American-Islamic Relations has discovered a troubling pattern in Florida politics: Local Republican clubs, such as the Lake County Republicans, invite speakers from anti-...
  • Lilly Ledbetter wasn't lazy; she -- and all women -- just want equal pay

    Regardless of Opinion L.A. guest blogger Charlotte Allen's ridiculously inflammatory contention that "Despite its cute graphic, Paycheck Fairness Act was evil spawn of Lilly Ledbetter," the facts remain discouraging for women when it comes to equal pay....
  • On aging, becoming a grandma and running for president

    The word is out that Chelsea Clinton is with child, making the favorite Democratic presidential nominee a soon-to-be grandmother. The headlines were inevitable — "Grandma Hillary" — followed by the similarly crucial question: Will being a...
  • Don't expand vouchers without accountability: Editorial

    Don't expand vouchers without accountability: Editorial
    Last month, Florida Senate President Don Gaetz was busy cleaning his silverware. He'd just stuck a fork in House Speaker Will Weatherford's ambition to grow Florida's education-voucher program. The Senate, Gaetz said, wouldn't consider a plan unless...
  • Good People Behind On Taxes

    Regarding Sunday's Government Watch column by Jon Lender on the tax debts of two Republican gubernatorial candidates, "Records Show Tax Woes" [April 20, SundayCT]: I know Martha Dean and Joe Visconti personally and they are honest people. People in...
  • Conservative group apologizes for post-Aurora photo in campaign ad

    The oeuvre of political advertising — and let’s, for a moment, let that affectation slide by — includes a number of reliable standbys. There is the homey and heart-warming family montage, intended to humanize a candidate; the...
  • Broward Democratic Party deals blow to Nan Rich debate push

    Broward Democratic Party deals blow to Nan Rich debate push
    Original post | 10:27 a.m. Updated | 2:28 p.m. In a rebuke to Broward’s favorite daughter candidate for governor, Nan Rich of Weston, the leadership of the Broward Democratic Party overwhelmingly defeated a move to push for a pre-primary...