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  • Florida governor hopefuls fight over women voters

    Florida governor hopefuls fight over women voters
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's gubernatorial contest is becoming a war over women voters. Last week, Charlie Crist launched his second advertising salvo attacking Rick Scott on issues important to women. This one calls the governor "extreme" for opposing...
  • Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor

    Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor
    Stung by the refusal of two fellow Republicans to support his candidacy for governor, Neel Kashkari sought to put the controversy behind him Sunday with a fiery speech portraying his party as a champion of minorities and the poor. "We don't just fight...
  • Very quietly, some big changes at state Senate committees

    The Republican caucus has taken firm control of the state Senate’s committees, in the wake of Phil Puckett’s resignation, which threw control of the body to the GOP. The changes came on a voice voice last week -- and since committees have...
  • National Gun Groups Start Spending In Governor's Race

    National Gun Groups Start Spending In Governor's Race
    National groups on both sides of the gun control issue have been pouring money into Connecticut this year, hoping to influence the outcome of the first statewide elections since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the firearms...
  • Foley Surrounded By Flocks Of Children In Education-Themed Campaign Ad

    Foley Surrounded By Flocks Of Children In Education-Themed Campaign Ad
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and his runningmate, Heather Somers, released an education-themed campaign ad Monday. Foley has criticized Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's education policy, saying that the governor has put onerous requirements on...
  • Woodridge to discuss building athletic center

    Woodridge to discuss building athletic center
    The Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public meeting next month to review park district plans for a new athletic center at a former strip mall site. The Woodridge Park District is proposing to build a two-story athletic center at the former 4.8-acre...
  • Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts

    Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts
    Florida's courts are experiencing a disturbing trend: For the first time in at least a quarter-century, the proportion of black judges has dropped, from a high of 7 percent to 6.5 percent. It's no stretch to say the state's 974 judgeships are...
  • About those new Rauner attack ads....

    About those new Rauner attack ads....
    The prisoner early-release program that became an issue in the 2010 governor's race and is now the subject of Willie Horton-style attack ads against Gov. Pat Quinn was not "responsible for a single illegal or premature release of dangerous criminals or...
  • Mexican state likely to change marijuana law this year, says ex-president

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican state could approve medicinal use of marijuana by the end of this year, paving the way for further steps toward legalizing the drug, former Mexican President Vicente Fox said on Monday. Political pressure inside Mexico...
  • Rauner avoids nursing home questions as trial starts

    Rauner avoids nursing home questions as trial starts
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday avoided questions about his ties to a troubled nursing home chain, while a federal trial in Florida began hearing evidence on claims that Rauner’s old private equity firm participated in a...
  • Nursing home trial may trouble Rauner campaign

    Nursing home trial may trouble Rauner campaign
    As Bruce Rauner enters the home stretch of his run for Illinois governor, 1,000 miles away in Tampa, Fla., a federal bankruptcy trial opens Monday to weigh allegations that the investment firm he ran participated in a fraudulent scheme to avoid...