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  • Who Gets To Decide When A Name Offends?

    Amanda Blackhorse, a Navajo who successfully moved a federal agency to withdraw trademark protections from the Washington Redskins because it considers the team's name derogatory, lives on a reservation where Navajos root for the Red Mesa High School...
  • 'Hobby Lobby' just opened a new can of worms

    'Hobby Lobby' just opened a new can of worms
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some companies have the right to subvert a federal law in order to remain consistent with their religious beliefs (I'll get to how absurd it is that a company can have a "religious belief" in a moment). In this...
  • Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise

    Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise
    John Rowland again. The felonious former governor, The Courant confirmed Tuesday, has hired a high-flying Washington, D.C., law firm to represent him in the ominous federal criminal investigation of Rowland's furtive role in Simsbury Republican Lisa...
  • New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer

    New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer
    During his final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus said: "And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." That sort of preaching was not very popular with the right-...
  • Race to succeed Henry Waxman gains candidate, momentum

    The list of would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) continued to grow on Monday. Attorney Barbara Mulvaney, a fomer senior trial attorney for the United Nations Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and on the staff of the State...
  • Court opens door wider to buying of public office

    WASHINGTON -- Forty years ago, Congress enacted sweeping limits on political campaign spending in the wake of a shocking disclosure that one man -- Chicago insurance executive W. Clement Stone -- had given more than $3 million for the 1972 reelection of...
  • Robert B. Reich: The disease of American democracy

    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Mack campaign reports $2.7 million in 3rd quarter

     
    The U.S. Senate campaign of U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV is announcing it raised $2.7 million in the third quarter of 2012, more money than it had raised in the previous three quarters combined. The campaign did not publicly announce yet how much money that...
  • Democrats allege Long broke campaign rules

     
    UPDATE 3 PM — ADDS LONG'S RESPONSE WASHINGTON — Orange County Democrats are accusing Republican congressional candidate Todd Long of misusing campaign funds — specifically restrictions on using campaign cash for personal debts — in...
  • Grayson has another big fundraising haul

     
    WASHINGTON — Former congressman Alan Grayson continues to rack up the big bucks in his bid to return to the U.S. House, netting about $670,000 from July 26 to Sept. 30, according to reports due Monday to the Federal Election Commission. The windfall...
  • Pelosi comes to town and raises $70k for Grayson

     
    Alan Grayson isn't afraid of controversy in any form — especially when campaign money comes with it. The outspoken former congressman, now trying to return to Washington in the newly drawn 9th congressional district, had former House Speaker Nancy...