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  • 30-word rant: 10/25

    What's the difference between Florida's Treon Harris and Florida State University's Jameis Winston? A national championship. The Secret Service debacle is just another example of President Obama's choosing people for their liberal political beliefs...
  • Coyotes and charter amendments: Letters

    Outfoxing coyotes Regarding the article "College Park residents seek coyote trapper" in Tuesday's Sentinel: Killing or otherwise removing coyotes will backfire because more animals will simply move into the area, and remaining coyotes will breed to...
  • Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature

    Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature
    The Courant makes the following recommendations, in bold type, in local races. The House In the 1st District, Matthew Ritter, the Democratic incumbent and former Hartford city council member, has become a strong voice for sound tax policy and economic...
  • Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout

    Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout
    Elections have consequences. The recent national spotlight on Ferguson, Mo, revealed a community in which only 13 percent of the electorate voted resulting in a mostly white city council, school board and police department in a town where two-thirds...
  • Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge

    Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge
    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was stolen by...
  • Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state

    Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state
    Dan Patrick is a political dirt-digger's dream, a candidate with a history of incendiary comments, a bankruptcy and two hospitalizations for mental health issues, one after an attempted suicide. He is also poised to become lieutenant governor of Texas...
  • Spending hits the millions in hottest races for Congress in state

     Candidates in the hottest House races in the state are spending millions on their campaigns.  But in some cases, groups outside the campaigns are laying out  even more, campaign finance reports show.  Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) has spent nearly $3.6...
  • Sheila Kuehl backers launch TV ad criticizing rival Bobby Shriver

    Sheila Kuehl backers launch TV ad criticizing rival Bobby Shriver
    After weeks of upbeat advertising, backers of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl have taken a confrontational turn, with a new TV ad criticizing her rival, former Santa Monica council member Bobby Shriver, for missing meetings and votes. The 30-second...
  • Scott rallies the faithful in Coral Springs

    Scott rallies the faithful in Coral Springs
    Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott both made appearances in Broward County over the last two days to shore up support as their campaigns reach their conclusion. On Friday, Scott showed up at the Republican Victory Office in Coral Springs at an event...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • Why I'm voting for Bruce Rauner

     Why I'm voting for Bruce Rauner
    With Halloween approaching, the way to scare small children is to conjure up specters of witches and ghosts. Terrifying economists is easier: Just say, "Illinois." It's been suggested that North Korea and Cuba be preserved in their present form as...