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  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Corbett campaign rips F&M pollster on Twitter For the better part of a year, four different polls have shown Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's approval rating at historic lows for an incumbent. Despite spending millions on campaign commercials this summer,...
  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders. Warner...
  • French prime minister, booed, hopes Socialists can bridge divides

    PARIS/LA ROCHELLE France (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was jeered on Saturday on the way to his Socialist Party's end-of-summer gathering, where attacks on the government's pro-business economic policy highlighted an uncomfortable...
  • Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

    Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot
    Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine. In...
  • Mitch McConnell campaign manager resigns in fallout from Iowa case

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, locked in a fierce reelection fight in Kentucky, lost the services Friday of his tea party-allied campaign manager, who abruptly quit over a scandal involving the 2012 Iowa presidential caucuses. Jesse Benton, a...
  • Rikers Violence Taints New State Police Boss

    Rikers Violence Taints New State Police Boss
    Leave it to that Irish-Anglo wag Oscar Wilde to anticipate Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's devotion to Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Dora B. Schriro. "I like persons better than principles," Wilde wrote in 1891 in "The...
  • Labor Day Means Summer Is Over; Political Season Has Begun

    Labor Day Means Summer Is Over; Political Season Has Begun
    Good morning, hope you are having a nice Labor Day Weekend. I'm sure the last thing you want to think about today, as you relish the last summer holiday, is politics. So we'll start with this. Labor Day Facts The first Labor Day parade was held in...
  • Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne
    Former Mayor Jane Byrne made a rare public appearance Friday as Chicago’s main confluence of major highways was renamed in her honor, a nod to her status as the only female ever elected to the city’s top political post. The Circle...
  • Unions escalate fight with Garcetti over Employee Relations Board

    Eight Los Angeles public employee unions have taken their fight with Mayor Eric Garcetti into a new arena by seeking to curtail his power to select who can serve on a panel that decides the city's biggest labor disputes. Unions representing police...
  • At 23, she's youngest woman elected to Florida Legislature

    At 23, she's youngest woman elected to Florida Legislature
    In the final days before Tuesday's election, voters in Florida House District 31 got campaign mail aimed at thwarting 23-year-old Jennifer Sullivan, who had surged past her much older and better-financed opponents. "Wisdom comes with age," the attack ad...
  • Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates

    Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows. Rawlings-Blake, who is up for re-election in November 2016,...