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  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Lima News, April 5 In coming weeks, the Ohio Legislature needs to find an effective balance between the priorities that Gov. John Kasich laid out in his...
  • Suicides rattle Missouri GOP, provoke criticism of campaign tactics

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The suicides of a candidate for governor and his spokesman in Missouri have thrown the state's Republican Party into disarray, with accusations of dirty campaigning and smear tactics. While the suicides remain under investigation, they...
  • Indian-Americans rise in politics in California and beyond

    WASHINGTON In a stairway just off the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Ami Bera walks past a portrait nearly every day of the late Rep. Dalip Singh Saund, a Democrat from California elected in 1956 and the first Indian-American �&#...
  • State Looking For National Role In Union-Backed Bill

    State Looking For National Role In Union-Backed Bill
    HARTFORD — Connecticut gained widespread attention in recent years as a national leader in Democratic circles by increasing the minimum wage and passing a first-in-the-nation statewide mandate for paid sick days for some service employees....
  • Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture

    Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture
    The growing partisan divide in American politics was on the mind of McDaniel College students who attended a lecture with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, on Wednesday afternoon. The deep partisan divide in congressional politics was on the...
  • Religious freedom laws and the bubble around 'Bubba-ville'

    Religious freedom laws and the bubble around 'Bubba-ville'
    If you listened closely Wednesday morning, you could hear the unmistakable sound of a bubble being popped. The bubble surrounded lawmakers in Indiana who spent the past week expressing shock at how the country reacted to the state's Religious Freedom...
  • Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin

    Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin
    The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could create an opening for Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin to become the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Hours after a grand jury in Newark, N.J., handed...
  • Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition

    Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition
    While the alternative rock band System of a Down plans to use the concert stage this month as a platform to push for formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States and Turkey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is using his influence as a...
  • Committee OKs Bill To Restore Public Access To Police Arrest Records

    Committee OKs Bill To Restore Public Access To Police Arrest Records
    HARTFORD — A legislative committee's approval of a bill to restore public access to arrest records was applauded Tuesday by a leading Connecticut advocate of open government. "What's good about [the] vote is that a key committee used the...
  • Mayoral candidates square off for final debate

     Mayoral candidates square off for final debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Tuesday for their final scheduled one-on-one televised debate before the runoff election, following previous events that have grown contentious as the candidates try to land blows and build...
  • Remembrance of Clintons past

    Remembrance of Clintons past
    An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world's oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of America's regulatory and redistributive...