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  • Opportunity knocking for GOP, but will party leaders squander it?

    Opportunity knocking for GOP, but will party leaders squander it?
    Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet? But now the October winds have blown the messiah off the man. And November's midterm...
  • Why we endorse

    Virginia voters head to the polls in two weeks and, in the coming days, the Daily Press Editorial Board will offer its endorsements in the races citizens will see on the ballot this year. Those include three contested races for U.S. House, one for U.S....
  • Jay Ambrose: A chance to make the Senate better?

    Mark Udall is a pleasant man whose future has a lot to do with the future of the country, and it's therefore appropriate to note some other things about him. This Democratic U.S. senator from Colorado has been devoted to the ruinous druthers of...
  • Martin Schram: Will voters finally say 'no' to gridlock?

    As this midterm election campaign drags into its final two weeks of distortion, deception and irrelevancy, this much seems certain: 2014 is destined to be known as the Year of the Fed-Up Voter. But also, the Year of the Independent Candidate. And perhaps...
  • John Kass: Opportunity knocking for GOP -- but will party leaders squander it?

    Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet? But now the October winds have blown the messiah off the man. And November's midterm...
  • 3 Legislative Candidates Debate In Canton Forum

    3 Legislative Candidates Debate In Canton Forum
    CANTON — Differing positions on gun control and the state's finances were on view at a forum Tuesday attended by two Republican incumbents and one Democratic challenger seeking election to the state legislature. The forum was held by the Canton...
  • Mikulski sets Senate Ebola hearing two days after elections

    WASHINGTON As the threat of the Ebola virus appears to be easing, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., announced she would hold a hearing on the issue two days after voters are scheduled to go to the polls. The hearing...
  • Are the political winds shifting in favor of net neutrality?

    Are the political winds shifting in favor of net neutrality?
    The unknown factor that keeps advocates of network neutrality up at night is whether our political leaders will have the spine to resist the principle's enemies -- the Comcasts and Verizons of the world, who wish to profiteer from charging website...
  • Michigan becomes fifth U.S. state to thwart direct Tesla car sales

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill on Tuesday that will keep electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc from selling its cars directly to consumers in the state, home to the biggest U.S. automakers. Snyder said in a letter to members...
  • Hillary Clinton makes pitch to Colorado women and Democrats

    Hillary Clinton makes pitch to Colorado women and Democrats
    Weighing in on behalf of a trio of Colorado Democrats locked in fierce midterm contests, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday implored party loyalists to get out the vote in an election for which ballots have already arrived in mailboxes across the state....
  • Oberweis struggles to raise funds, records show

     Oberweis struggles to raise funds, records show
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis raised relatively little campaign money in the last reporting period, digging into his own wallet for a $550,000 donation to bump up his total, reports show. Oberweis, in the period ending Sept. 30, had...