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  • Jerry Brown for governor

    Forty years have passed since Californians first elected as their governor a very young and quirkily charismatic Jerry Brown. Back then, voters made a conscious break from the past, choosing a 36-year-old Democrat with floppy collars and a philosophical...
  • Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who died on Tuesday aged 98, was one of his country's most revolutionary yet divisive statesmen, forging ties with China but triggering a constitutional crisis that split the country....
  • Indonesia's new president sworn in, calls for unity

    After a bruising election campaign, former businessman Joko Widodo was sworn in Monday as president of Indonesia, becoming the first man from outside the country’s political and military elite to lead the world’s 10th-largest economy. Tens...
  • Plan to overhaul New York airports takes step forward

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-awaited overhaul of New York's LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports moved a step closer to reality on Monday when the state and federal governments touted a sweeping plan to make over two of the busiest U.S....
  • New Gilmore PAC dropping ads in Virginia, Iowa and New Hampshire

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore is dipping his toes into the water of three U.S. Senate races with a new PAC and an ad campaign that features him front-and-center. The ads are running through a super PAC called Growth PAC, which formed in September according to...
  • Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama

    Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign is stepping up one of its lines of attack against Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist: attempting to link him in voters' minds with President Barack Obama. Though Obama remains popular with some Democratic...
  • FSU trustees OK 5-year, $2.15M contract for Thrasher

    TALLAHASSEE — Moving one step closer to Sen. John Thrasher becoming the school's president, Florida State University trustees on Monday unanimously approved a proposed five-year contract with a base value of as much as $2.15 million. Thrasher...
  • Record Campaign Finance Awards Handed Out

    Record Campaign Finance Awards Handed Out
    HARTFORD – State officials said Monday that public campaign financing awards to candidates for 2014 will total more than $33 million – a record amount for Connecticut's taxpayer-funded election system. According to records from the State...
  • Brown releases new ads touting water bond, rainy-day fund

    Brown releases new ads touting water bond, rainy-day fund
    With the election 15 days away, Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled additional television and radio ads Monday in support of the $7.5-billion water bond measure and state rainy-day fund proposal that are the centerpieces of his re-election bid. Brown appears in...
  • Endorsements for Illinois Senate

    Endorsements for Illinois Senate
    Here's a prediction on which you can bet the house: Democrats will control the General Assembly after the Nov. 4 election. It's a mathematical certainty in the Senate. Democrats hold a 40-19 majority, and only seven seats are contested. If Republicans...
  • Record Public Financing Amounts Awarded to Candidates

    HARTFORD – State officials said Monday that public campaign financing awards to candidates for 2014 will total more than $33 million – a record amount for Connecticut’s taxpayer-funded election system. According to records from the...