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  • Elections Agency Votes To Enforce Subpoena On Democrats

    Elections Agency Votes To Enforce Subpoena On Democrats
    HARTFORD — The State Elections Enforcement Commission decided Thursday to take legal action against the state Democratic Party over its refusal to comply with a May 29 subpoena for documents and internal communications concerning the 2014 re-...
  • Another Democrat decides to challenge Rep. Stephen Knight

    Another Democrat decides to challenge Rep. Stephen Knight
    Another Democrat has emerged to challenge Rep. Stephen Knight (R-Palmdale) in next year's election for the last Republican-held congressional district in Los Angeles County. Retired U.S. Air Force officer Evan "Ivan" Thomas said this week that he will...
  • Reaction to the Supreme Court's health care decision

    Reaction to the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding tax subsidies in President Barack Obama's health care law: ___ "Today, after more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal or weaken this law, after a presidential election based in part on...
  • Next Obamacare battle? The 2016 election

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court's decision to uphold subsidies for people to purchase health insurance forestalls the need for Republicans in Congress to take action on the law, pushing the issue as a substantive matter into the 2016 election cycle. The...
  • Analysis: GOP can no longer look to court to repeal Obamacare

    WASHINGTON It's clear now that any overhaul of the Affordable Care Act will have to come through the political system, not the court. And repeal-minded Republicans face trouble generating a mandate for change. Republicans were hoping the court would...
  • Ritter's soliloquy about elections office ethics

    Ritter's soliloquy about elections office ethics
    Broward Commissioner Stacy Ritter said candidates for office shouldn't have to worry that the person across the counter at the elections office is working for their opponent. She gave a lengthy statement Tuesday about the elections office controversy...
  • Super PACs: Gobbling up democracy?: Front & Center

    Super PACs: Gobbling up democracy?: Front & Center
    "A sense of dread" is how the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette prefaced the 2016 presidential campaign. Not only for flawed candidates, but because of their reliance on super political-action committees. Not everyone agrees. Super PACs, they say, shrink...
  • Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader ends hunger strike

    Jailed Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez has ended a 30-day hunger strike after authorities set a date for legislative elections, a key demand of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration. "We're ending the strike, but our...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: June 20 Miami Herald on Haiti's fragile state: Haiti, a nation that always seems on the brink of some new peril, finds itself in a fragile state today, thanks, in part, to the threat from the next-door...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Democrats aim to overturn laws that curb voting

    Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton's call for an automatic national voter registration system has attracted predictable criticism ranging from doubts about the constitutionality of a federal standard to charges it's a partisan ploy to help the...
  • Nick Berry: 2016 political landscape may favor Democrats

    Nick Berry: 2016 political landscape may favor Democrats
    The Republican Party has had a good two years at the polls, creating platforms that resonated with the voters. Here in Annapolis in 2013, Michael Pantelides pledged lower taxes, opposition to the Crystal Spring development and a plan for City Dock,...