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  • Potential GOP presidential hopefuls woo donors, activists at summit

    Potential GOP presidential hopefuls woo donors, activists at summit
    Potential Republican presidential candidates paraded before more than 3,000 conservative activists and donors from across the country here for a two-day summit that ended Saturday, touting their records and trying to look like the future of their party....
  • Factbox: Hong Kong's Basic Law

    (Reuters) - China's rubber-stamp parliament is expected on Sunday to endorse the framework for Hong Kong's first direct leadership election, due in 2017. [ID:nL3N0R002V] But Beijing is likely to only allow two or three "patriotic" candidates, with no open...
  • Denmark to get new economy minister after EU Commission nomination

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's prime minister has nominated her economy minister, Margrethe Vestager, for a post in the European Commission, leading to a small cabinet reshuffle as the country struggles with an economic slowdown a year before an...
  • China slams door shut on full Hong Kong democracy in 2017 vote

    BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017, a move likely to trigger mass protests in the city's Central business district by...
  • Where are all the voters, and what can we do about it?

    Where are all the voters, and what can we do about it?
    To the editor: As an expat who lived in Australia for 12 years, I remember the civic duty and pride that marked elections in that country. And if you chose not to vote, the fine was minimal but could result in a much larger fine, plus court costs.  (Re...
  • Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch

    Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch
    The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national attention and, behind the curtain, attracted seasoned political operatives to both campaigns. With early...
  • Voters should fear for the future

    There were two opinion pieces on low voter turnout in the Sun Sentinel this week, and the possible reasons for it. How about another one? Could it be that the voters no longer have faith in our government ? No matter who wins, it makes no difference....
  • The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race

    The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race
    Four years ago, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy eked out a narrow win over Republican Tom Foley — and in that same race, a third-party conservative candidate took 11/2 percent of the votes, nearly three times Malloy's margin of victory. Tom...
  • California has been well served by departing Steinberg and Pérez

    Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) will remain California Senate president pro tem for another month and a half, but for all practical purposes the end of the legislative session at midnight Sunday brings a conclusion to his six-year leadership of state...
  • Missouri state senator thrust into limelight during Ferguson protests comes by politics naturally

    FERGUSON, Mo. Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal sat in a lawn chair across from the Ferguson Police Department last week, one hand clutching a phone to her ear and the other raising high a cardboard cutout of Gov. Jay Nixon's head, which she has...
  • Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run

    Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run
    TORRINGTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not — I repeat, not — running for president. The Democrat from Massachusetts has said over and over that she will not be a candidate in 2016. She even recently had her attorney send a letter...