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  • A look at Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's economic claims

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. On May 29, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback passionately defended his economic policies in a speech to conservatives at the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington. "Day one, when I entered office, I was handed a projection that if we...
  • Some Florida doctors decline to accept Obamacare

    MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange. Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
  • BoE's Carney says Lloyds actions may be criminal conduct

    LONDON (Reuters) - The governor of the Bank of England has stated that manipulation of fees for a taxpayer-backed lending scheme by Lloyds Banking Group could lead to criminal action against those involved. "Such manipulation is highly reprehensible,...
  • The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn?

    WASHINGTON -- For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Party has chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose...
  • Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies

    Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies
    Adm. Charles R. Larson, the onetime commander-in-chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in its...
  • McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial

    McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial
    RICHMOND — Bob and Maureen McDonnell start the trial Monday that will dictate the rest of their lives. Also on trial: Unsavory cash-fueled elements of politics, and Virginia's particular tradition of donor generosity toward the state's political...
  • Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role

    Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role
    Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime....
  • Former state lawmaker Romero calls Alarcon verdicts 'heart-breaking'

    Former state lawmaker Romero calls Alarcon verdicts 'heart-breaking'
    Former California legislator Gloria Romero called it “heartbreaking” when a Los Angeles jury delivered perjury and voter fraud verdicts Wednesday against former City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife. But the 12-year lawmaker from Los...
  • Alarcon conviction is the latest in string of residency prosecutions

    Alarcon conviction is the latest in string of residency prosecutions
    With their convictions this year, two Los Angeles politicians face prison time for a crime once seen as nearly impossible to prosecute. Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was found guilty this week of perjury and voter fraud for lying...
  • Quinn hits Rauner on gun safety

    Quinn hits Rauner on gun safety
    With the spotlight still on his troubled 2010 anti-violence grant program, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn turned to the topic of gun rights Thursday, accusing Republican challenger Bruce Rauner of putting the public at risk by refusing to support a statewide...
  • New Rauner attack ad relies on made-up headlines

    New Rauner attack ad relies on made-up headlines
    Bruce Rauner debuted his latest attack ad against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday — a TV spot called “Headlines” that relies in part on independent news stories but features headlines the Republican’s campaign made up and...