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  • Immigration activists push House GOP in last-ditch campaign for vote

    WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch effort to bring an immigration overhaul to a vote in Congress, House Democrats on Tuesday began targeting key GOP lawmakers in hopes of pressuring House Speaker John A. Boehner to act. The election-year campaign against...
  • Manchester Town Attorney Finds No "Automatic" Right To Succeed Departing Mayor

    Manchester Town Attorney Finds No "Automatic" Right To Succeed Departing Mayor
    MANCHESTER — The town attorney found that local and state laws do not support an automatic mayoral succession and that the board of directors may choose any member as its new leader when Mayor Leo Diana resigns to become a judge. Released Tuesday,...
  • Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare"...
  • With session over, O'Malley more free to focus on 2016

    With session over, O'Malley more free to focus on 2016
    His final legislative session is over, but Gov. Martin O'Malley is unlikely to have a restful last nine months in office. As he weighs whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, political observers and those who have faced the same...
  • Ethics a focus for 7 remaining California secretary of state candidates

    Ethics a focus for 7 remaining California secretary of state candidates
    SACRAMENTO — The arrest of a front-runner in the race for California secretary of state on corruption charges has made ethics a key issue for the seven candidates still in the contest. State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) quit the race after...
  • Republicans Gain House Seat As Zawistowski Wins 61st District Special Election

    Republican Tami Zawistowski, an East Granby finance board member, won a special election Friday night over Democrat Peter Hill in the 61st House District in northern Connecticut. The election was held to fill the seat of former Democratic state Rep....
  • 'Love the Gov.' — Indictment Recounts Rowland's Emailed Sales Pitches

     'Love the Gov.' — Indictment Recounts Rowland's Emailed Sales Pitches
    "Love the Gov." That's how ex-Gov. John G. Rowland signed an email to Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg on Oct. 23, 2009 — in the first of several messages that prosecutors say he sent over seven months in hopes of becoming a...
  • Quinn out for blood in 1st bout with Rauner

     Quinn out for blood in 1st bout with Rauner
    Watching Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn with Republican Bruce Rauner in their first debate late last week before the Illinois Education Association, in the first round of what promises to be a bloody, seven-month political fight, I got a good look at Gov....
  • Holder's race card

    Last week, the president's lap dog blew his dog whistle (a dog whistle, if you didn't know, is coded language intended for a special constituency). Speaking to the National Action Network, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said, "The last five years have...
  • Annual Shad Planking is Wednesday in Wakefield

    Annual Shad Planking is Wednesday in Wakefield
    Come Wednesday afternoon, the beer will flow, the shad will be planked and politics will be served in Wakefield. It's time for that annual rite of a Virginia spring: The Shad Planking. A celebration of oily fish and sweaty handshakes, this will be the...
  • Rauner would veto Chicago pension bill

    Rauner would veto Chicago pension bill
    Republican candidate Bruce Rauner said today that if he were governor, he would veto legislation lawmakers sent to Gov. Pat Quinn last week that would cut pension benefits for some city workers and allow aldermen to raise property taxes to shore up the...