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  • Minnesota governor says Adrian Peterson should be suspended

    Minnesota governor says Adrian Peterson should be suspended
    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton thinks Adrian Peterson is "innocent until proven guilty." But Dayton also calls the Vikings' star running back's alleged actions "a public embarrassment." So where exactly does the governor stand on Peterson, who has been...
  • Put 'trust' back in Transportation Trust Fund [Letter]

    Put 'trust' back in Transportation Trust Fund [Letter]
    A proposed state constitutional amendment creating a firewall for the Transportation Trust Fund will be on the ballot this fall, and while the legislation is flawed, it deserves voter support. The legislation (Senate Bill 829 of 2013) received...
  • Compromise needed in democracy

    In a democracy, freedom of expression and free debate are essential. But in our modern political atmosphere, neither is as important as being able to find fault with how a message is delivered. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz used a verbal...
  • Politics a family business for many U.S. candidates this year

    (Reuters) - Fighting for his political survival in a race that could swing majority control of the U.S. Senate, Arkansas Democratic incumbent Mark Pryor is leaning on a political asset no amount of campaign money can buy. His dad. David Pryor, the...
  • Panel Condemns NU Exec's Pro-Malloy Solicitation As 'Offensive' – But Finds No Violation

    Panel Condemns NU Exec's Pro-Malloy Solicitation As 'Offensive' – But Finds No Violation
    The State Elections Enforcement Commission Tuesday found that Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May didn't violate the law last year when he solicited more than $50,000 from subordinates to support re-election of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy –...
  • South Carolina congressman Sanford, ex-wife head to mediation

    South Carolina congressman Sanford, ex-wife head to mediation
    South Carolina U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and his former wife have agreed to go to mediation over the latest spat arising from their divorce in 2010 after his extramarital affair while serving as the state's governor, a judge said on Monday. Sanford...
  • Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues

    Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues
    Illinois voters strongly support the idea of increasing the minimum wage and raising the state income tax on millionaires — positions that could help Democrats drive turnout in November, a Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey also found that...
  • Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said on Sunday Qatar had sent three military planes loaded with weapons to a Tripoli airport controlled by an armed opposition group, accusing a second country of interfering in the...
  • Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth

    Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth
    A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an...
  • Is low voter turnout in California really a problem?

    To the editor: Three-fourths of likely voters in California cannot identify Neel Kashkari as Gov. Jerry Brown's Republican opponent? Not entirely surprising. Far more fascinating is the 15% who could not identify Brown as their governor and the additional...
  • Foley And Malloy Drive Home Their Differences On Traffic And Transit

    Foley And Malloy Drive Home Their Differences On Traffic And Transit
    NORTH HAVEN — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley agree on one point: Traffic in Connecticut is bad. But at a transportation forum Monday morning, the two rivals offered starkly different visions on how to alleviate the...