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  • Death and taxes in Senate race

    Death and taxes in Senate race
    Sen. Dick Durbin clashed repeatedly Monday with his Republican rival, state Sen. Jim Oberweis, as the two staked out sharp differences on issues ranging from deploying ground troops to fight Islamic State militants to reforming Social Security and...
  • Keep an eye on the House

    Keep an eye on the House
    There is a forgotten contest in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Actually, there are 435 of them: the races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. In most midterms, House elections are the barometer that measures the state of public...
  • Local lawmakers advocate minimum wage increase

    Local lawmakers advocate minimum wage increase
    Local lawmakers, including Republican state Sen. Pat Browne, say it's about time for a minimum wage increase in Pennsylvania. On Monday afternoon, supporters of raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 in the state met in Allentown. The rally was...
  • Quinn anti-violence grant hearings get green light from federal prosecutor

    Quinn anti-violence grant hearings get green light from federal prosecutor
    SPRINGFIELD — The top federal prosecutor in central Illinois has given the green light for a panel of lawmakers to resume hearings into Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s  anti-violence program that now could unfold only weeks before the Nov. 4...
  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...
  • Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor

    Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor
    The most important responsibility of California's lieutenant governor is simply to be there, to wait around just in case the governor should die, resign or become incapacitated. That doesn't make for a very busy day-to-day schedule, but then, this is...
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • Political stars coming out as House races in state heat up

    Political stars coming out as House races in state heat up
    As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests. On Monday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former GOP nominee for...
  • Opposing groups push message out to Florida voters about medical marijuana

    MIAMI The supporters and opponents of medical marijuana both posted their first TV ads Monday, just in time for Floridians to receive the first wave of absentee ballots in the mail. The clash is one that has played out in 23 other states plus Washington,...
  • Rauner hits Quinn on tax hike timing

    Rauner hits Quinn on tax hike timing
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today criticized Gov. Pat Quinn over his idea to push lawmakers to make permanent the 2011 income tax increase when they return to Springfield following the November election, warning of lame duck legislators...
  • Dems Charge In Complaint Foley Used Think Tank As "Illegal Arm" Of Campaign

    Dems Charge In Complaint Foley Used Think Tank As "Illegal Arm" Of Campaign
    The Connecticut Democratic Party has filed an elections complaint against Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley that accuses him of using the public policy think tank he founded as an "illegal arm" of his campaign. The complaint, filed last...