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  • Avallone Questioned By Judiciary Committee

    HARTFORD — Former state Sen. Anthony Avallone, a high-profile political activist and longtime Democratic National Committee member, was questioned Friday over how he can cast aside his longheld, hard-core political beliefs in order to become an...
  • Hawaii governor questions deathbed drama in heated Senate race

    HONOLULU¬† — For political and emotional drama, it’s hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii state history, makes a death-bed request to name his successor in Washington. But the governor,...
  • Three GOP candidates "endorse" Brown for governor

    Three GOP candidates will gather Monday to endorse Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor, but there's a catch. Dan Bongino, who is running for the 6th Congressional District seat, and gubernatorial candidates Harford County Executive David Craig and Del....
  • Meaning of 'lawyer' at issue in Beyer-Simmons ballot challenge

    PHILADELPHIA — Democrat Michael Beyer's bid to run against Republican state Rep. Justin Simmons in the 131st District could hinge on his use of one word — lawyer. Beyer, a 2013 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, entered...
  • Quinn, Rauner scrap on education in first debate

    Quinn, Rauner scrap on education in first debate
    The first face-to-face meeting of the general election campaign featured Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn likened his opponent to a “virus” who attacks union rights and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner countering that the governor repeatedly had...
  • Teacher union 'shock' about campaign spending is surreal

    The politics of school choice are particularly unforgiving these days, but one of the messages being sold in this year's Florida legislative session is amusingly hypocritical. The backdrop is a bill to strengthen a scholarship that for the past 12 years...
  • Tension running high earlier than usual at Capitol

    Tension running high earlier than usual at Capitol
    Nerves are frayed at the Capitol earlier than usual this year as state lawmakers careen from political pressure points to governmental crises. In rapid succession, they went through a primary election campaign, heard Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's call...
  • Wasserman Schultz presses lawmakers on minimum wage

    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston is pressuring Republicans in Tallahassee as well as Washington to agree to raise the minimum wage -- or at least talk about it. ¬†“Republicans have consistently been unwilling to work with us at...
  • Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes

    Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...
  • 2 senators target minority youth unemployment

    WASHINGTON The only two African-American senators, a Democrat and a Republican, reached across the partisan divide Wednesday to introduce legislation targeting the high unemployment rate among minority youth. Sens. Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican,...
  • Legislators Propose Major Expansion Of Preschool Programs

    HARTFORD — Democratic leaders in the legislature presented an ambitious proposal Wednesday to dramatically expand government-funded early childhood education programs in Connecticut. Standing alongside educators from across the state at a Capitol...