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  • High-profile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative's meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist image likely to...
  • Illinois a congressional battleground state

    Illinois a congressional battleground state
    Two years ago, Illinois Democrats parlayed a new political map they drew and the final appearance at the top of the ticket by President Barack Obama to sweep out four Republican congressmen and reverse some of the losses suffered in the 2010 election that...
  • John Boehner on ABC's 'This Week'

    John Boehner on ABC's 'This Week'
    The guest list for Sunday morning: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Another guest is Vice Adm. John Miller, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. The roundtable will be Matt Bai of...
  • Foley: Investment Losses Slice Annual Income

     Foley: Investment Losses Slice Annual Income
    HARTFORD — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley provided reporters with access to portions of his federal tax returns Friday that showed he reported an adjusted gross income of $20,462 in 2012 and negative $65,705 in 2011. For both those...
  • Justice Department to ban profiling by federal law enforcement

    The Justice Department is expected to issue a broad new policy in the coming two to three weeks banning religious and other forms of profiling by federal law enforcement officers, department sources said Friday. The long-awaited policy will not...
  • A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money

    A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money
    Last week, a jury found former Gov. John Rowland guilty of violating campaign finance laws. Yet, the example of Rowland breaking the law is not the greatest problem facing our democracy. The influence of big money is. To be a serious candidate for many...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder to step down, successor faces array of challenges

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department....
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder: 'No letting up' on civil rights

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One day after announcing plans to step down, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to continue pressing civil rights issues during the rest of his term, including efforts to overturn laws in some states that he has argued create...
  • Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator

    Sen. Blumenthal Would Be "Honored" to be US AG, But Says He's More Honored to Be US Senator
    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has arguably the best job in American politics -- and he is in no hurry to leave it. Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, splashed cold water on speculation that he's on the list of potential replacements for U.S....
  • Yet another poll ... PPP has Warner up 13 points

    Polling the polls for the U.S. Senate race. And the latest result in, from PPP, finds Sen. Mark Warner with a 13 percentage point lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. The pollster, which mostly works for Democrats, found 48 percent of...
  • Foley: Investment Losses Slice Income

    Foley: Investment Losses Slice Income
    Republican Tom Foley is a wealthy Greenwich business executive, but his income in 2011 and 2012 does not show that. With investment losses and alimony paid, Foley reported an adjusted gross income of $20,462 in 2012 and negative $65,705 in 2011,...