| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:17 AM
PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - Senator Angus King endorsed Maine's independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler on Monday, a boost his supporters hope could change the dynamics of one of the country's most closely contested gubernatorial races.
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:05 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on which she served for much of her first term....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:11 PM
WASHINGTON — The deadly 2012 assault on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, was caused by the failure of the State Department to adequately protect the facility and poor intelligence-gathering by the CIA and other agencies, according to...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:27 PM
In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:46 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s plan to allow insurance companies to continue offering canceled policies may not be enough to quell the uprising among Democrats on Capitol Hill and did little to reverse the continued Republican opposition.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:55 PM
A Norwalk native being held in a Russian jail since he participated in a Greenpeace protest two months ago has been granted bail.
Greenpeace International said in a statement Wednesday that it had posted bail for 15 of the 30 people arrested,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Congressional budget negotiators reached a hard-fought deal Tuesday aimed at avoiding another government shutdown, agreeing on a plan that would restore some money to programs hit by impending across-the-board cuts but trim spending...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:52 PM
When California voters decided to change the way the state's primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization.
If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:55 AM
WASHINGTON — With sought-after women voters at stake, Senate Republicans blocked election-year legislation Wednesday aimed at ensuring that female workers receive equal pay for doing the same work as men.
A high-profile campaign for the Paycheck...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:23 AM
WASHINGTON -- Both major political parties predicted an expanded battle for control of Congress in the months ahead following Wednesday's Supreme Court decision to end aggregate limits on big donors.
Conservative groups trying to flip control of the...