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  • Obama to pass on meeting Netanyahu during Washington visit

    WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital. On Thursday, the White House said President Barack Obama would not meet the prime minister...
  • Sharon Runner only candidate to file for 21st Senate District special election

    Sharon Runner only candidate to file for 21st Senate District special election
    Former Republican state Sen. Sharon Runner of Lancaster, who rebounded after receiving a double lung transplant three years ago,  was the only candidate to file papers by Friday’s deadline to run in a special election to fill a Senate seat vacated...
  • Thai ex-premier Yingluck impeached, faces criminal charges

    Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars, a move that could further polarize a divided...
  • New Britain Democrats Seeking Candidates For November Races

    NEW BRITAIN  The Democratic Town Committee will meet Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at city hall to discuss  state legislative issues, committee updates, municipal endorsement campaign endorsements and justice of the peace appointments. "A nominating and candidate...
  • 'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric

    'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric
    There's something eminently straightforward about President Obama's State of the Union proposal to raise taxes on the richest Americans and boost income for the middle class. Robin Hood had the same idea, and the Republican Party has endlessly declared it...
  • Before firing another person, explain why

    It's understandable that a new chief executive would want to surround himself with people who are committed, loyal and a good fit. It's also understandable that at the start of a second term, a re-elected governor might want to make changes in his team....
  • Obama seeks reset in revisit to India

    WASHINGTON Things seemed to be going great in 2008 when the United States and India signed a landmark nuclear deal that was to bring tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the U.S. It never happened. India passed a liability law that...
  • Rauner keeps human rights chief under Blagojevich, Quinn

    Rauner keeps human rights chief under Blagojevich, Quinn
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced late Friday that he would keep Rocco Claps, the first openly gay state agency director, as head of the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Claps was first appointed to the post in 2003 under now-imprisoned ex-Gov....
  • Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush signals focus on middle class

    In his first public event since taking steps toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush on Friday called on political leaders to overhaul the country's immigration and education systems, increase job training programs and ease energy regulations to spur economic...
  • More than $22K in total contributions for Burbank school board candidates

    More than $22K in total contributions for Burbank school board candidates
    With Burbank’s primary election less than a month away, the leader in the school board money race is Woodbury professor Armond Aghakhanian, who has raised nearly $12,000 as of Jan. 10. He is one of six candidates vying for three open seats on...
  • Legislative notebook: Ethics bills coming

    RICHMOND – Promised ethics reforms will start moving through the General Assembly next week. Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment, R-James City, said he plans to go through a number of ethics bills filed in his chamber and assimilate...