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  • Fasano To Malloy: Tell Democrats To Comply With Subpoena For Campaign Documents

    Fasano To Malloy: Tell Democrats To Comply With Subpoena For Campaign Documents
    Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano called on the governor Friday to order the release of subpoenaed documents concerning his 2014 re-election campaign that the state Democratic Party has refused to turn over to the State Elections Enforcement Commission....
  • Hastert enters not guilty plea during 1st court appearance

    Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI about promising to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his days as a high school teacher. On Tuesday,...
  • Watchdog group files complaint against Guinta over finances

    A government watchdog group on Tuesday asked the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate whether Republican U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta violated U.S. House rules or federal law. The complaint filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington...
  • State Democrats Defy Investigative Subpoena

    State Democrats Defy Investigative Subpoena
    Setting up a potential court confrontation, the state's Democratic Party has served notice that it won't comply with a subpoena to provide documents and internal communications involving Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election campaign to the State...
  • Chafee files paperwork to declare presidential candidacy

    Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has filed the paperwork he needs to run for president. Chafee filed his statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday. He announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination earlier this...
  • Some of the money vehicles powering 2016 presidential race

    Under election rules, campaigns can only raise $2,700 per donor, per election, but outside groups supporting presidential candidacies face no such limits. To overcome restrictions against directly working with the campaigns, these groups are often...
  • Think like a liberal -- or else

    What happens when the public does not wish to live out the utopian dreams of its elite leaders? Usually, the answer for those leaders is to seek more coercion and less liberty to force people to think progressively. Here at home, President Barack Obama...
  • Progress stymied by overly partisan political system

    America won't be able to fix its aging infrastructure until it fixes its broken political system. It's obvious that preventive maintenance saves money. An engineering society has published an alarming report of how many bridges are unsafe. Government can...
  • A political battle over loans to the military has DCCC criticizing Forbes

    Buried deep in the National Defense Authorization Act were a few paragraphs about a study --as well as some sharp political bickering --on consumer protection for military families. The issue was a review of proposed – but as yet not formally...
  • Anticipatory bribery

    Anticipatory bribery
    Washington has been rocked by the scandal involving J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House, indicted on charges of violating banking laws by paying $1.7 million (as part of a $3.5 million agreement) to...
  • Dennis Hastert makes 1st court appearance in hush-money case

    A haggard Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was indicted, pleading not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI about promising to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his...