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  • August election postmortem — Yawn if you voted

    August election postmortem — Yawn if you voted
    Sorting out Tuesday's Broward election results: Winner: Charlie Crist. It doesn't matter what party label he wears or how he flip-flops … uh, evolves on key issues – Crist is living proof of the power of likeability in politics. The...
  • Rauner calls for spending billions on public works projects

    Rauner calls for spending billions on public works projects
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday called for spending billions of dollars a year on public works projects while Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn warned that if he loses re-election it will be “Siberia when it comes to investment in...
  • Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million

    Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million
    Candidates for governor in Maryland's June primary spent a record of almost $25 million — paying roughly $35 for every voter who showed up at the polls. Campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections this week show that the...
  • Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement

    Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement
    Four years after Mayor Richard M. Daley announced he wouldn't seek another term, the door has opened for his nephew to try for a Chicago City Council seat from the family's ancestral home in Bridgeport.  Patrick Daley Thompson made it known Tuesday that...
  • Charlie Crist wins primary, now official candidate to take on Gov. Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist wins primary, now official candidate to take on Gov. Rick Scott
    Charlie Crist won a commanding victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, propelling him forward into what's already a blistering hot campaign against Republican Gov. Rick Scott in what will be the highest profile — and most expensive —...
  • Durbin proposes 1 TV debate; Oberweis wants more

     Durbin proposes 1 TV debate; Oberweis wants more
    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, who won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate this year without facing his opponent in a single televised debate, found himself on the other side of that issue Wednesday as Sen. Dick Durbin agreed to meet him in just one TV...
  • Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers

    Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district. Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
  • Primary decides nearly half of legislative seats

    Primary decides nearly half of legislative seats
    TALLAHASSEE — The winners of almost half of the 120 Florida House seats have already been decided — or are all but decided. After Tuesday's primary elections, 46 seats have been won, either by candidates running unopposed or by candidates...
  • Agency Again Takes No Action In Case Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising

    Agency Again Takes No Action In Case Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising
    For the second straight week, the State Election Enforcement Commission met behind closed doors but couldn't decide whether Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas J. May violated state law last year by asking about 50 company managers to contribute money to...
  • Dems and CT Gun Group Face Off Over Foley, Malloy

    HARTFORD – You might think the support of a statewide group that boasts more than 15,000 passionate and engaged members would be a political plum for Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley. Yet Democrats are determined to use Foley's alliance...
  • Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission

    Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission
    A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat. Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...