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  • Michael Smerconish: California leads way in workable political initiatives

    With Election Day two weeks from Tuesday, I wanted to take the national pulse from California, where I just spent a few days. I know what you're thinking: California doesn't have a U.S. Senate election this year at the top of the ticket, Jerry Brown seems...
  • Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats

    Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats
    Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia. Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
  • Durbin working levers of power, not taking it easy

     Durbin working levers of power, not taking it easy
    Sen. Dick Durbin has won his last 10 races for the U.S. Senate and House, and the Democrat is way ahead in the polls this time. But he says he's running hard for re-election, and he cites a Republican as one of the reasons. No, not opponent Jim...
  • Road-tested and reliable

    One vote can define a career in the U.S. Senate. Consider Edmund Ross of Kansas, one of the senators in John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," who cast the deciding vote in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson — and lost his seat as a result....
  • 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....
  • TV This Week Oct. 26 - Nov. 1: 'Winter's Tale' on HBO

    TV This Week Oct. 26 - Nov. 1: 'Winter's Tale' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY As if college wasn't scary enough,...
  • 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...
  • Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge

    Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge
    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was stolen by...
  • Rauner, Quinn pile up cash, compete for women voters

    Rauner, Quinn pile up cash, compete for women voters
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner head into the final 10 days of the campaign competing for female voters and stockpiling record amounts of campaign cash as they try to drive turnout. Last week, Rauner put in $6 million...
  • Ben Bradlee, nonpareil editor

    Ben Bradlee, nonpareil editor
    The death at 93 of the Washington Post's incomparable editor Benjamin C. Bradlee is both a journalistic and personal loss to all of us who had the opportunity to work for and under his driving and joyous leadership of one of America's truly great...
  • Tribune poll: Durbin holds big lead over Oberweis

    Tribune poll: Durbin holds big lead over Oberweis
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin enters the final days of his campaign for a fourth term holding a substantial advantage over Republican challenger Jim Oberweis, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey found Oberweis, a first-term state senator...