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  • Judge Denies Rowland New Trial; Sentencing Set For March

    Judge Denies Rowland New Trial; Sentencing Set For March
    A federal judge has denied former Gov. John G. Rowland's efforts to press his claim that he is entitled to a new trial and set a date in March on which Rowland could be sentenced to three years or more in prison. U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton...
  • Margaret Carlson: The 'Downton Abbey' decor did him in

    Margaret Carlson: The 'Downton Abbey' decor did him in
    It takes a lot to catch the not-so-watchful eye of the Capitol ethics police. Members of Congress monitor their own ethics, which works about as well as you might expect. The Federal Election Commission regulates campaign finance, but it's as gridlocked...
  • Emily's List to endorse Edwards

    WASHINGTON -- A powerful political group that helped elect Barbara A. Mikulski to the Senate nearly 30 years ago will endorse Rep. Donna F. Edwards to be her successor -- throwing considerable fundraising heft behind her campaign. Emily's List, the...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's problems could follow him after he quits Congress

    Rep. Aaron Schock's problems could follow him after he quits Congress
    Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation after six weeks of intense scrutiny over spending, travel and real estate deals marked a stunning fall for a politician once seen as a rising young voice in Congress. "It seemed like he was going to be a new, younger face...
  • Rep. Schock counters questions over spending with internal review

    Rep. Schock counters questions over spending with internal review
    After news reports that questioned spending by his office and campaign, U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Peoria has hired two lawyers to conduct an internal review of his office and political operation, his office said in a statement Tuesday. Schock, 33, a...
  • 'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock

    'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock
    When it comes to scandals — personal 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rowland Judge Explains Decision Denying A New Trial

    Rowland Judge Explains Decision Denying A New Trial
    The judge in former Gov. John Rowland's case said in a decision published Wednesday that she dismissed his efforts to win a new trial because he failed to show he might have changed the outcome had he had access to disputed evidence. U.S. District Janet...
  • 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...