| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:57 PM
Official numbers released by the Secretary of the State Friday evening show that Democrat Dannel Malloy will be Connecticut's next governor. But Republican Tom Foley still wouldn't concede defeat in the state's closest gubernatorial election in half a...
| Nov 2, 2008
The popularity of early voting threatens to dim the charm of a single Election Day. Which might be a good thing, according to a recent study that reported an 18 percent greater chance of being involved in a fatal car crash that day. Without a doubt, it'...
| Oct 19, 2008
It's that season again, when the dead return to life. We're not talking about Halloween--we mean Election Day, when ghost voters haunt the land. Here are 10 examples of political dirty tricks:
1. When unscrupulous British political operatives show up...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:36 PM
That's all it took for me to vote for the first time as an American. Tuesday night's visit to the polls was a first, too, in that I'd never voted for anything or any election associated with any of the three other countries whose...
| Aug 26, 2007
The Family Secrets trial has brought Chicago's mob into a spotlight that it hasn't experienced in decades. While Joey "the Clown" Lombardo and other defendants profess their innocence, let's look back at the Outfit's sordid past:
1. Al Capone was known...
| Jun 8, 2010
It's Election Day in California, but very few people seem to be heading to the polls.
Some voters say they don't care about the government that's why they won't show up, but political experts have a totally different take on the big drop in voters....
| Jun 20, 2010
Three days before he was arrested, Rod Blagojevich was getting bad news from his brother Robert. Their goal of boosting the governor's campaign fund to $4 million was quickly fading.
The governor was not happy.
"Oh, this is no good, forget that. This is...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 7:32 PM
It was right before the 2008 election when then- Gov. Rod Blagojevich first heard that future President Barack Obama had strong feelings about whom he wanted to succeed him in the U.S. Senate. And almost immediately, the governor had a question.
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:12 PM
Huntington Beach residents will vote in November on whether to change their city's charter, which has not seen major updates since the 1960s.
The city clerk's office released the formal ballot language Monday, two weeks after the City Council voted to...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 5:40 PM
The Fourth of July traditionally opens the election campaigns, but City Council incumbents Elizabeth Pearson and Kelly Boyd have been on the stump since early spring. Both have held kick-off events and are collecting donations.
Pearson held her second...
| Jul 11, 2010
Secret recordings of then- Gov. Rod Blagojevich talking about what he could get in return for a U.S. Senate appointment show that as the federal authorities closed in, there was just one contender he thought he could get a deal with — U.S. Rep....