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  • The 25-cent raise: What life is like after a minimum wage increase

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. — One Friday last month, Shanna Tippen left the house where she sometimes gets by with candles and flashlights, got into her beat-up 2003 Chrysler Sebring and drove to work to pick up her first new-and-improved paycheck. The...
  • Former Obama military aide Caldera weighs Senate run

    Former Obama military aide Caldera weighs Senate run
    Louis Caldera, who resigned as a top military aide in the Obama White House after a botched Air Force One photo-op that led New Yorkers to fear the city was under attack, is considering a run for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the U.S. Senate. Caldera, a...
  • Quinnipiac sees Clinton and Bush (2016 versions) tied in Virginia

    Even as we grumble about the inescapability of ’16 election talk (especially since we still have a 2015 state election to get through) it’s hard for political junkies to resist a poll and so: Quinnipiac University’s latest swing state...
  • Four in 10 Hispanics favor ending U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, new FAU poll shows

    Four in 10 Hispanics favor ending U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, new FAU poll shows
    More than four in 10 Hispanic Americans favor lifting the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba and more than seven in 10 support re-establishing diplomatic relations, according to a new poll aimed at gauging reaction to President Barack Obama's upending of...
  • Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think

    Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think
    South Florida Democrats are ready for – and say the country needs – a strong, liberal, female president. But it's not the woman you think. While Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite of Florida Democrats for their party's 2016...
  • Forget it, liberals: Elizabeth Warren is not running for president

    Forget it, liberals: Elizabeth Warren is not running for president
    Sorry to break the bad news to all you dreamy-eyed liberals, but it's time to stop wishin' and hopin': Elizabeth Warren isn't running for president. Really and truly. Progressive Democrats have bombarded her office with postcards, signed online...
  • Oswego refuses to pay legal bill related to election controversy

    Oswego refuses to pay legal bill related to election controversy
    Legal bills related to a controversy over Oswego's spring ballot have exceeded $96,000, and village officials refused this week to pay a law firm that delivered an opinion to attorneys for two candidates before issuing it to the village clerk. Village...
  • Rocky Chavez's Senate bid may be suicide mission

    Rocky Chavez's Senate bid may be suicide mission
    Assemblyman Rocky Chavez would be a fine Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. That's because: • He's not a crazy, not a demagogic ideologue. • He actually has run for office before and won, unlike other Republican wannabes. • He'...
  • Hogan's 'tax' on state workers

    Hogan's 'tax' on state workers
    Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a contorted fiscal slight of hand, on...
  • Kamala Harris 'makes no apologies' for fast start to Senate race

    Kamala Harris 'makes no apologies' for fast start to Senate race
    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday defended her aggressive young U.S. Senate campaign, which some of her fellow Democrats have complained is aimed at keeping others, notably a Latino candidate, out of the race. "I have always entered races early...
  • Six competing for three commission seats in Hillsboro Beach

    Six competing for three commission seats in Hillsboro Beach
    — Six candidates are in a race for three at-large commission seats in this tiny oceanfront town straddling State Road A1A. Incumbents Claire Schubert and Vicky Feaman say they have the experience to keep the town running on an even keel. Their...