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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Joe Sestak kicks off Senate bid against Pat Toomey

    Joe Sestak kicks off Senate bid against Pat Toomey
    — Democrat Joe Sestak made it official Wednesday morning: He wants a rematch with Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey. To kick off his second Senate bid, the retired Navy admiral who earned a reputation last time as a tireless campaigner is walking...
  • Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest. Carson, the only African-American expected to enter the race,...
  • Watchdog files complaint over lawmaker's travel spending

    A government watchdog group on Wednesday asked congressional investigators to examine whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private air travel. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics...