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  • U.S. Congress examining deal between NSA official, ex-agency chief

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate committee and an outspoken U.S. Congressman are seeking further information about a deal under which a top National Security Agency official is being permitted to work part-time for a private company run by the spy agency's...
  • Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama

    Rick Scott wants to remind voters that Charlie Crist hearts Barack Obama
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign is stepping up one of its lines of attack against Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist: attempting to link him in voters' minds with President Barack Obama. Though Obama remains popular with some Democratic...
  • The return of the Clinton Democrats (not really)

    The return of the Clinton Democrats (not really)
    Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is running for U.S. Senate in the great state of Kentucky. She is a woman of conviction, of substance, of principle. "I'm not an empty dress," she insists, "I'm not a rubber stamp, and I am not a cheerleader! I am a...
  • Malloy, Foley Battle Over Releasing Tax Returns

    Malloy, Foley Battle Over Releasing Tax Returns
    It's a battle of the tax returns as both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley are charging that the other candidate is not revealing enough about his personal finances. The state Democratic Party reissued the charge Sunday...
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • US Chamber election spending at odds with immigration push

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Chamber of Commerce publicly identifies immigration as one of its top issues, and has pledged to support candidates who favor an overhaul that includes an earned path to citizenship for those here illegally. However, the business...
  • Medicare 'donut hole' negates Part D prescription benefits

    I read Guillermo Martinez's column on the price of medications. I'm taking a product called Micardis. The generic name is Telmisartan 80 mg. I just picked up my 30-day supply and paid $84.05. Prior to entering the donut hole, I was paying $15 to $45...
  • Senate race in N.C. could be nation's most expensive ever

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. From the Koch brothers and Art Pope to George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, wealthy donors are making North Carolina's U.S. Senate race one of America's first $100 million contests. Outside groups continue to flood the state with ads and...
  • What would a GOP Senate mean? Following the law

    What would a GOP Senate mean? Following the law
    A Republican U.S. Senate would mean the nation can get back to following the Constitution ("What a GOP Senate would mean," Oct. 13). The present Senate and administration have been ignoring our Constitution since Barack Obama became president. Bernard...
  • The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate

    The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate
    Six years ago we struggled with an endorsement for a U.S. Senate seat. We recalled the last time an Illinoisan rose to the top of the Senate: Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen, a Republican, was known for his civility and his willingness to set...
  • A political crisis called Ebola

    A political crisis called Ebola
    Until last week, Ebola was merely a humanitarian disaster and a threat to global health. Now it's a U.S. political crisis too. And that's not just because of the heightened vitriol between the two parties in an election year. The Obama administration's...