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  • A grand design for greater gridlock at National Labor Relations Board

    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...
  • A look at the Congressional campaign funding in Hampton Roads

    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,...
  • Dems Wrong To Tap Federal Campaign Account

    Dems Wrong To Tap Federal Campaign Account
    It's disappointing and scary that the state Democratic Party wants to undo a hard-won clean-election reform. This has to cause Connecticut voters to wonder why they're paying for state elections if public financing can't keep state contractor and...
  • Oberweis courts South Side voters with ice cream

    Oberweis courts South Side voters with ice cream
    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....
  • GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy

    GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy
    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...
  • Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Campaign Account For Malloy's Re-Election Effort

    Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Campaign Account For Malloy's Re-Election Effort
    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...
  • A debatable debate?

     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...
  • Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Account To Fund Malloy's Re-Election

    Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Account To Fund Malloy's Re-Election
    The state Democratic Party is pushing an already controversial campaign-financing issue to a new level, asking the Federal Election Commission to comment on the legality of the party using money from a federal campaign account to pay for a planned...
  • Difference in pledge, prayer, suicide, and boycott: Letters

    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...
  • Could a four-second mistake cost a candidate thousands of dollars?

    WASHINGTON A disclaimer may seem like a rote few seconds in a campaign ad, but failing to follow the specific guidelines could have costly consequences for a candidate. On Sept. 16, former Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Ill., aired a 30-second ad titled "How...
  • 'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterbury Over Rowland's Latest Fall

     'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterbury Over Rowland's Latest Fall
    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,...