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  • New Polish PM signals cautious approach on euro accession

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's new Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said on Wednesday she would largely stick to the policies of her predecessor Donald Tusk, including a cautious approach to the question of when eastern Europe's biggest economy will join the euro....
  • Rauner, Quinn clash on Obamacare expansion ahead of president's Chicago visit

    Rauner, Quinn clash on Obamacare expansion ahead of president's Chicago visit
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner acknowledged Wednesday he would have vetoed legislation expanding government-subsidized Medicaid to low-income people under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, but does not support a...
  • Emanuel won't rule out fee hikes in 2015 budget

    Emanuel won't rule out fee hikes in 2015 budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he will balance the 2015 city budget without increasing property, sales or fuel taxes, but did not rule out raising other fees. With his new spending plan a few weeks away, the mayor pointed out he has stayed away...
  • Texas court upholds dismissal of ex-House leader DeLay's convictions

    (Reuters) - A Texas court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of money-laundering and conspiracy convictions against former U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals found that another state appeals...
  • How long will Beijing let Hong Kong pro-democracy protests go on?

    HONG KONG China's Communist Party seems determined to snuff out any "contagion" from Hong Kong's lively pro-democracy demonstrations reaching the mainland. In the days since protests broke out in the former British colony, at least a dozen mainland...
  • Court says Kansas Democrats don't have to run Senate candidate

    Court says Kansas Democrats don't have to run Senate candidate
    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - A court ruled on Wednesday that Kansas Democrats do not have to put a candidate on the ballot for the U.S Senate, a decision that is expected to boost chances of an independent beating the Republican incumbent in an election...
  • US appeals court blocks 2 provisions of N. Carolina elections overhaul bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that two provisions of North Carolina's 2013 election law overhaul cannot be enforced during the November election. The three-judge panel's ruling reinstates same-day registration and...
  • The challenger's campaign: On the trail with Bruce Rauner

    The challenger's campaign: On the trail with Bruce Rauner
    A few weeks after spending a day on the campaign trail with Gov. Pat Quinn, I did the same with his challenger, Bruce Rauner. The Republican nominee is doing a downstate bus tour titled the "Shake Up Express." Assignment editor Mario Pettiti got me...
  • U.S. appeals court blocks parts of new North Carolina voter law

    CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court blocked parts of a new North Carolina voter law on Wednesday, ruling just weeks ahead of the November elections that voting restrictions considered among the harshest in the country would...
  • Texas' top court upholds dismissal of Tom DeLay convictions

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas' highest criminal court agreed Wednesday with a lower court's decision to throw out money-laundering and conspiracy charges against former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The 8-1 ruling by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals...
  • Monday's deadline may determine the next Florida governor, too

    Monday's deadline may determine the next Florida governor, too
      Monday, October 6 — that’s the red-letter date that will determine who will be the next governor of Florida. That’s the deadline to register to vote in the November general election, and if all that talk about turnout is correct,...