| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is running for re-election to a third term against a Haitian-American Republican, Dufirstson Neree, in one of the most Democratic districts in Florida and the nation.
Wilson, if re-elected, plans to focus on legislation...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:17 PM
State Sen. Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger for U.S. Senate, has been standing on a street corner on the South Side, handing out ice cream to potential voters as part of his effort to unseat Democratic incumbent Dick Durbin in the Nov. 4 election....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Republican state legislators Tuesday blasted a state Democratic Party plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal congressional campaigns, saying it would destroy the "last remnants of 'clean campaign...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The state Democratic Party is pushing an already-controversial campaign-financing issue to a new level, asking the Federal Election Commission to declare that it's legal for the party to use money from a federal campaign account to pay for a planned...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:03 PM
You will get a chance to see Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, and Democratic challenger Suzanne Patrick speak at the same place and the same time, but whether they’ll be debating seems to be debatable.
The League of Women Voters is hosting...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee thinks he has the solution to perceived problems at the National Labor Relations Board: Make the five-member body just as deadlocked as Congress.
Alexander's recently proposed NLRB Reform Act, which has the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Difference in pledge, prayer
Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Guess who's running ahead in campaign fundraising for Hampton Roads' Congressional races?
a) an incumbent
b) or another incumbent
c) or the other incumbent
d) all of the above.
In the 1st Congressional district, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Montross,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:19 PM
WATERBURY — In John Rowland's hometown, once dubbed the center of the universe for all the money and attention he gave it during his 10 years as governor, there was disbelief on Saturday that Rowland is once again guilty of political corruption and,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
California voters will see the names of three state Supreme Court justices and numerous Court of Appeal justices on their Nov. 4 ballots, a result of the state's hybrid system for keeping politics to a minimum in the court system while still granting...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON The elections for control of the Senate could hinge as much on where some candidates live as on how they vote.
Residency controversies are dogging Senate candidates in several pivotal states: Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, and New...