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  • Michelle Obama to campaign for Democrats Saturday in western Illinois

    Michelle Obama to campaign for Democrats Saturday in western Illinois
    First lady Michelle Obama will appear Saturday in Moline at a get-out-the-vote rally for three Democrats: Gov. Pat Quinn, Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Cheri Bustos. All three are running for re-election Tuesday and face Republican challenges. Bruce...
  • Ziobron Seeks Second Term In 34th District Against Challenger Perrotti

    Republican state Rep. Melissa Ziobron of East Haddam is seeking a second term in a race against Democrat Mimi Perrotti of East Hampton in the 34th House District. The district includes East Hampton, East Haddam and part of Colchester. In her first term,...
  • 10 moments that won or lost Senate control

    WASHINGTON The 2014 battle for the Senate has featured a fewcandidate bumbles and somecolorful characters. So far, it's lacked any cycle-defining gaffes "Todd Akin moments" but there are still a few days to go until Election Day and potentially two...
  • War for women intensifies in campaign's final days

    BOULDER, Colo. The war for women is raging in campaigns across the country in these last days before Tuesday's midterm elections, and though Democrats have comfortable leads in most key races, the margins aren't as comfortable as they'd like or need....
  • Republicans use scandal in fight for Ron Calderon's Senate seat

    Even with indicted lawmaker Ronald S. Calderon unable to seek reelection, the scandal enveloping the Democratic state senator has rubbed off on the campaign to replace him. The candidates, former Democratic Assemblyman Tony Mendoza and Republican...
  • Tunisia offers a rarity in North Africa: calm after an election

    In a region torn by turmoil, the North African nation of Tunisia this week showed itself to be an anomaly. It held a peaceful election that was hailed by monitors as generally free and fair. The Islamists who lost calmly acknowledged defeat even...
  • Shellenberger touts Brown's work on domestic violence in new radio ad

    Shellenberger touts Brown's work on domestic violence in new radio ad
    Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger is featured in a new radio ad supporting Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial run, as Democrats try to win over county voters in the final stretch before Election Day. The ad, paid for by the...
  • Arizona school board votes to remove pages from biology textbook

    (Reuters) - An Arizona school board has voted to remove information about contraception methods from a biology textbook after a conservative majority decided it fell afoul of a state law that says materials should give a preference to childbirth or...
  • This election could drive you to drink

    This election could drive you to drink
      In the years following the 2010 elections when Florida had elected Rick Scott as its governor, I was forced to field some tough comments from friends and family in Connecticut, New York and California. The most common was: “Your governor looks...
  • Unseating Hartford's House Delegation A Tough Task

     Unseating Hartford's House Delegation A Tough Task
    HARTFORD — The four candidates trying to unseat state representatives from the city's delegation face a tough task. Three of them are competing against well entrenched incumbents. Two are Republicans vying for seats in heavily Democratic...
  • Judge Grants Democrats' Motion To Dismiss GOP Lawsuit Seeking To Block Use Of Federal Campaign Funds For Malloy

    Judge Grants Democrats' Motion To Dismiss GOP Lawsuit Seeking To Block Use Of Federal Campaign Funds For Malloy
    A Superior Court judge has granted Democrats' request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign funds to support re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. “...