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  • Democratic senators who won with Obama's help may not want it now

    Democratic senators who won with Obama's help may not want it now
    NASHUA, N.H. — For better or worse, they are the class of Obama. Eight Democratic senators swept into office partly on Barack Obama's 2008 coattails are facing their first reelection bid without the benefit of having the president on the ballot...
  • Eric Shinseki steps down as VA chief amid wait list scandal

    Eric Shinseki steps down as VA chief amid wait list scandal
    After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction...
  • Climate change a wedge issue in 2014? Billionaire Tom Steyer hopes so

    Climate change a wedge issue in 2014? Billionaire Tom Steyer hopes so
    One of President Obama’s wealthiest supporters is pledging to spend at least $50 million in a bid to make climate change the central issue in hotly contested elections in New Hampshire, Florida, Michigan and a handful of other battleground states....
  • Does Romney's support of minimum wage indicate shift in GOP?

    Does Romney's support of minimum wage indicate shift in GOP?
    Democrats have repeatedly said that they hope the minimum wage will be a big issue this election season. Six months from the midterm elections, their wishes are coming true.  House Republicans voted in March to block a bill that would have hiked the...
  • Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, business doofus

    Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, business doofus
    Via Charlie Pierce and the Boston Globe comes this priceless vignette of the bizarre marriage pairing former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) with a publicly traded would-be West Palm Beach, Fla., gun manufacturer named Global Digital Solutions Inc. You may...
  • GOP 2016 contenders to court Mitt Romney's top donors in Utah

    GOP 2016 contenders to court Mitt Romney's top donors in Utah
    Top donors to Mitt Romney’s two presidential campaigns are gathering this week for the former Massachusetts governor’s annual retreat in Park City, where they will get a fresh look at many of the top potential 2016 contenders. New Jersey...
  • Keep Corrupting Money Out Of Elections

    Connecticut has the best campaign finance laws in the country, designed to prevent the corrupting influence of big-money donors. A federal court ruling Tuesday ought to end the Democratic Governors Association's attempt to eviscerate those laws. On...
  • Elizabeth Warren blasts 'ridiculous' charge in ad by Karl Rove group

    Elizabeth Warren blasts 'ridiculous' charge in ad by Karl Rove group
    Elizabeth Warren, the consumer advocate-turned-Massachusetts Senate candidate, is fighting back after a new ad from an independent group founded by Karl Rove accuses her of being too close to big business. Warren has emerged as an early target of Rove'...
  • Advocates, lawmakers plan fight to restore commuter tax break

    Advocates, lawmakers plan fight to restore commuter tax break
    Commuter advocates and Maryland lawmakers say they will fight to renew an expiring tax credit that benefits mass-transit users, including MARC riders. Current federal law allows commuters to withhold up to $230 in pre-tax income each month that can be...
  • Warren, Brown reach accord on outside spending in key Senate race

    Warren, Brown reach accord on outside spending in key Senate race
    Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren have signed off on an unusual agreement aimed at preventing outside groups from advertising in their hotly contested Senate race.             The senator and the Harvard...
  • Democrats to embrace 'Occupy' themes, if not movement itself

    Democrats to embrace 'Occupy' themes, if not movement itself
    Occupy Wall Street is not likely to have the kind of effect on Democratic politics that the "tea party" movement has had in the GOP, a leading Democratic strategist said Thursday.   Still, you can expect to hear Democrats focusing on some of the issues...