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  • Rauner cuts deepen budget divide at Capitol

    Rauner cuts deepen budget divide at Capitol
    As the Easter holiday weekend loomed, Gov. Bruce Rauner quietly trimmed $26 million from the state budget, including cuts in funding to bury the poor, help people with autism and aid smokers who want to quit. In the two weeks since, the move has...
  • Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president

    Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president
    Mere hours after Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president in 2016, "Madam Secretary's" Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) helped prevent another Cold War. "The Good Wife's" Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), newly elected state's...
  • Poll: Bush leads Republicans by an inch, Clinton leads Democrats by a mile

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a slight lead over Republican presidential hopefuls, and Hillary Clinton has a significant one over fellow Democrats, according to a CNN/ORC International poll published Monday. Seventeen percent of self-identified...
  • Pat Toomey raises $2.1 million heading into 2016 re-election

    Pat Toomey raises $2.1 million heading into 2016 re-election
    — Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania has $7.3 million in his campaign account as he heads into next year's election, according to fundraising figures released by his campaign Wednesday. The Lehigh Valley Republican raised $2.1 million during the first...
  • New Hampshire's voters relish wide-open 2016 GOP field

    For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches. The state's notoriously fickle, independent-minded voters are relishing a wide-open Republican race and are in no hurry to crown a...
  • DeLauro leads Connecticut rally against Pacific trade treaty

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who is leading opposition in the House against legislation giving President Barack Obama authority to negotiate a trade deal without changes by Congress, has led a protest in Connecticut. The Connecticut Democrat joined labor,...
  • Manchin backs Clinton as Democratic presidential nominee

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is backing Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party's nominee in the 2016 presidential race. In a conference call with reporters Monday, Manchin called Clinton "'warm, compassionate, engaging and tough." Manchin said Clinton is...
  • Bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill _ at least for now

    Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill. On Iran, Medicare, education and trade, Republicans and Democrats have come together to make deals, and that's something rarely seen lately. "It's great," Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said...
  • Hogan should stand his ground

    Hogan should stand his ground
    I strongly disagree with the premise of your recent editorial "Hogan's choice" (April 14). The piece claims that Gov. Larry Hogan must compromise with Democratic lawmakers in Annapolis or risk being a one-term governor. That's baloney. Compromising...
  • John M. Crisp: Warren versus Cruz might tell us who we are

    Elizabeth Warren versus Ted Cruz? Not likely. Only the most extraordinary circumstances could produce this improbable contest for the presidency in 2016. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was the first to declare his candidacy for the Republican nomination, but his...
  • Only one presidential candidate voted for war with Iraq: Hillary Clinton

    Only one presidential candidate voted for war with Iraq: Hillary Clinton
    So far, of the declared candidates for president, the only one who voted for the Iraq War is the Democrat. I recently made that observation on Twitter, and the response was instructive. I will refrain from reprinting the more piquant language from...