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  • 'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock

    'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock
    When it comes to scandals —┬ápersonal troubles and inflamed controversies of all sorts — it often pays to take many deep breaths, go into some form of seclusion or at least adopt radio silence and try to take advantage of the public's short...
  • Things to know about Schock resignation, special election

    U. S. Rep. Aaron Schock's surprise announcement Tuesday that he'll resign his seat set off a new round of questions about what happens next for the Peoria Republican, about who might replace him and what it means for his central Illinois district....
  • I-4 tolls, police and Citizens United: Letters

    I-4 tolls, police and Citizens United: Letters
    I-4 tolls waste of money My husband and I recently moved to Mount Dora from Miami Beach. I was born and raised in Miami, and I'm familiar with the Interstate 95 toll lanes. What a fiasco. When I heard that Orlando was thinking of doing the same...
  • O'Donnell granted more time to respond to FEC complaint

    A federal judge has granted former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell more time to respond to a Federal Elections Commission complaint accusing her of improperly using at least $20,000 in campaign donations for rent and utility payments at a...
  • Court ruling drowned politics in dark money: The Front Burner:

    Court ruling drowned politics in dark money: The Front Burner:
    It has been five years since the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. FEC that corporations have a constitutional right to buy as many political ads as they want in federal, state and local elections. This decision is bad for business and bad for...
  • Political action committees ramp up for Christie

    Allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a super PAC that can raise unlimited money toward his likely bid for president and added advisers with experience on former President George W. Bush's campaigns to another committee supporting his...
  • Marco Rubio, Horatio Alger and the GOP-donor version of class warfare

    WASHINGTON Marco Rubio's core political narrative begins with his grandfather, a man he called Papa, who was born in rural Cuba and contracted polio as a child. He spent most of his adult life as a laborer, struggling to provide for his seven daughters....
  • Campaign cash: 'Leadership PACs' becoming vehicle of choice for presidential candidates

    Campaign cash: 'Leadership PACs' becoming vehicle of choice for presidential candidates
    For New Hampshire's Republican Party, the swarm of likely presidential candidates about to blanket the state has been preceded by another much-appreciated influx: money. There was the recent contribution of $10,000 from Jeb Bush's leadership political...
  • Ex-Sen. Craig appeals ruling on his use of campaign funds

    WASHINGTON The police officer who arrested Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig in 2007 was frankly dismayed at the lawmaker. "I guess I'm gonna say I'm just disappointed in you, sir," the officer told Craig, a transcript shows. "I expect this from the...
  • Rep. Schock counters questions over spending with internal review

    Rep. Schock counters questions over spending with internal review
    After news reports that questioned spending by his office and campaign, U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Peoria has hired two lawyers to conduct an internal review of his office and political operation, his office said in a statement Tuesday. Schock, 33, a...
  • Rowland Judge Explains Decision Denying A New Trial

    Rowland Judge Explains Decision Denying A New Trial
    The judge in former Gov. John Rowland's case said in a decision published Wednesday that she dismissed his efforts to win a new trial because he failed to show he might have changed the outcome had he had access to disputed evidence. U.S. District Janet...