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  • Robert B. Reich: The six principles of the new populism

    We're five years into a so-called recovery that's been a bonanza for the rich but a bust for the middle class, which is fueling a new populism. "The game is rigged and the American people know that. They get it right down to their toes," says...
  • Poll: Voters give California lawmakers higher marks despite scandals

    Poll: Voters give California lawmakers higher marks despite scandals
    California voters gave the state Legislature its highest marks in years despite a recent spate of political scandals that could put three Democratic lawmakers behind bars, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. Respondents were evenly...
  • Republicans Key On North Carolina Race

    "Twenty-four times" is Thom Tillis' answer, delivered with a faint flicker of a Cheshire Cat smile. The question was: How many times, that his campaign knows of, has Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina said on camera that under Obamacare, if you...
  • Baltimore Co. Republicans call for state labor commissioner to resign over theft charge

    The chairman of the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee on Wednesday called for the immediate resignation of J. Ronald DeJuliis, the state's commissioner of labor and industry, over charges he stole campaign signs from his wife's primary...
  • Madigan: Pass budget now, round up tax hike votes later

    Madigan: Pass budget now, round up tax hike votes later
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Democrats are taking a spend first, find-the-money-later approach as they craft a new state budget, laying out their priorities despite uncertainty that they’ll be able to gather enough votes to extend a temporary...
  • Illinois House takes up state budget

    Illinois House takes up state budget
    SPRINGFIELD — The Democrat-controlled House narrowly approved major portions of a new state budget Thursday over the objections of Republicans who contend the roughly $38 billion spending plan all but ensures a 2011 temporary income tax increase...
  • Madigan pushes ballot question on $10-an-hour minimum wage

    Madigan pushes ballot question on $10-an-hour minimum wage
    House Speaker Michael Madigan has teed up a proposal that would put on the November ballot an advisory referendum that would ask voters whether the state’s minimum wage should be increased to $10 an hour by Jan. 1, a move that could help drive...
  • Madigan $10 an hour minimum wage referendum advances

    Madigan $10 an hour minimum wage referendum advances
    SPRINGFIELD --- House lawmakers today advanced a proposal backed by House Speaker Michael Madigan that would put an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking voters whether the state’s minimum wage should be increased to $10 an hour. The...
  • Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district

    Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district
    Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders. Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...
  • Fred Smith runs for reelection, redemption with Arkansas Democrats

    Fred Smith runs for reelection, redemption with Arkansas Democrats
    The man who once held the record for world's highest dunk, at 11 feet 11 inches, stands in front of the class of giggling children in the balcony of the Arkansas Statehouse. They want him to keep spinning a basketball on his finger. He wants to give...
  • Legislative candidates hope to capitalize on corruption issue

    A trio of Democratic lawmakers, suspended from their posts and facing possible jail time on criminal charges, are star attractions in legislative races across California even though they're not running for reelection. Republicans are using the...