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  • Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

    Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford
    You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians. It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....
  • Obama defends pursuit of sweeping trade pact

    President Barack Obama on Friday defended his pursuit of a sweeping trade pact as good for American workers in a global economy, dismissing fierce opposition from his own party as a "ratification of the status quo." The challenge for the Democratic...
  • Fiorina says she'd neutralize Clinton's gender arguments

    Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race. But to do so, Fiorina is taking a page from the gender politics playbook herself. A...
  • Analysis: Can Hillary Clinton solve the Democrats' white voter problem?

    WASHINGTON It never really dawned on Leslie Combs that Hillary Clinton might lose. Combs, a new state legislator from Kentucky's Pike County Democratic turf since the Union fought the Confederacy had endorsed Clinton's 2008 presidential bid. And yet the...
  • Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance sours in GOP primary faceoff

    Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Republican presidential campaign picks up. In public, mentor Bush and protege Rubio have avoided criticizing each other...
  • Public needs cold, hard numbers on use of deadly force

    Public needs cold, hard numbers on use of deadly force
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris wasn’t campaigning for U.S. Senate on Jan. 5, the day of her inauguration for her second term. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement announcement was still a few days away. But even as Harris was making...
  • Bush and Rubio prod each other at New Hampshire Republican summit

    Bush and Rubio prod each other at New Hampshire Republican summit
    Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush are both Floridians eyeing the White House, sharing a base of support and close political relationship. But as they both spoke Friday to hundreds of New Hampshire Republicans, their familiarity bred a bit of...
  • Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP

    With a tone of outrage and eye-rolling dismissiveness, President Barack Obama and his White House team are working out their aggressions on Republicans. Well into the final quarter of Obama's presidency the White House approach is, if you can't join 'em,...
  • Obama compromise with Congress on Iran deal signals shift in approach

    Obama compromise with Congress on Iran deal signals shift in approach
    As the U.S. and other world powers closed in on a preliminary nuclear deal with Iran last month, a few senators were invited to a White House Situation Room briefing for a progress report. At one point, one of them interjected to ask about another...
  • Wyden knows his challenge on trade: fellow Democrats

    WASHINGTON "Trade has never been for the faint-hearted," Sen. Ron Wyden said Friday morning, less than 24 hours after announcing a bipartisan agreement on legislation to promote trade deals. The Oregon Democrat is in the unenviable position of being...