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  • An Election Day carol

    In the early hours of Election Day, before dawn reached the nation's capital, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was suddenly awakened by someone standing next to his bed. "Get out of here or I'll call the cops!" the justice shouted. "Don't get...
  • Election day

    The dominating significance of the mid-term American legislative elections just finished has been the occasion's dramatic confirmation of the corruption of the American electoral system. This has two elements, the first being its money corruption,...
  • Brownley-Gorell congressional race too close to call

    Brownley-Gorell congressional race too close to call
    Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) and Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) are running neck-and-neck in Ventura County. National Democrats fought hard to try to keep the post they won two years ago, when Brownley beat a seasoned Republican after...
  • An election day carol, or when Anthony Kennedy became Ebenezer Scrooge

    An election day carol, or when Anthony Kennedy became Ebenezer Scrooge
    In the early hours of Election Day, before dawn reached the nation's capital, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was suddenly awakened by someone standing next to his bed. "Get out of here or I'll call the cops!" the justice shouted. "Don't get...
  • 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...
  • Rowland Case Was Far From A 'Dustup'

    Rowland Case Was Far From A 'Dustup'
    Attorney Reid Weingarten was understandably disappointed in the jury verdict earlier this month that found his client, former Gov. John G. Rowland, guilty of several offenses including violation of federal campaign financing laws. The powerhouse...
  • Report spells out alleged ethics misconduct by Rep. Rush

    Report spells out alleged ethics misconduct by Rep. Rush
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Bobby Rush, a Democrat from the South Side, did not pay about $365,000 in rent for longtime use of an office to conduct politics, an ethics report released Monday said. Acceptance of the South Side office may have violated...
  • Durbin far outpaces rival in fundraising

     Durbin far outpaces rival in fundraising
    Sen. Dick Durbin has maintained his fundraising dominance in his re-election campaign, reporting more than $1.3 million in contributions during the year's third quarter and $4.7 million in cash left at the end of September. The Democratic lawmaker's...
  • Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts

    Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has a huge cash advantage over Mark Greenberg, her Republican challenger, newly filed campaign finance reports show. Esty, a freshman representing Connecticut's 5th District inCongress, had $923,010 on hand as of...
  • New Gilmore PAC dropping ads in Virginia, Iowa and New Hampshire

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore is dipping his toes into the water of three U.S. Senate races with a new PAC and an ad campaign that features him front-and-center. The ads are running through a super PAC called Growth PAC, which formed in September according to...
  • With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked

    With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked
    With former Gov. John G. Rowland in legal limbo, stuck between conviction in September on campaign fraud charges and a January sentencing date, interest has shifted to his last employer, local radio powerhouse WTIC-AM, where license renewal has been...