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  • Is a stalking accusation fair game in Oregon's U.S. Senate race?

    Everybody’s done something stupid during a breakup. But not everyone gets the police called on them. Three times. In two different relationships. Does that make someone unsuitable for public office? Of course not. But Democrats in Oregon are...
  • Conservative tide continues to ebb, particularly on social issues

    Conservative tide continues to ebb, particularly on social issues
    Self-professed conservatives have long outnumbered liberals in America, but the gap has narrowed significantly in the last four years, particularly on social issues, a shift that could harm GOP prospects in future elections. On social issues, the number...
  • Is 'outsourcing' campaign mailer against Ro Khanna a low blow?

    Is 'outsourcing' campaign mailer against Ro Khanna a low blow?
    Racial politics have roared to life in a congressional race in Northern California, after mailers were sent to district residents accusing a candidate of Indian ancestry — prominently pictured on the mailers — of planning to “outsource...
  • White House gives EPA emissions plan a strategic PR push

    White House gives EPA emissions plan a strategic PR push
    With fresh memories of the disastrous Obamacare rollout, the White House launched a campaign-style push Monday to promote its plan to slash carbon emissions 30% by the year 2030. The aggressive effort — which included rebutting Republican...
  • Scott inks $77 billion budget; spares the veto rod

    Scott inks $77 billion budget; spares the veto rod
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a recordĀ $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes. The spending plan for the...
  • GOP beats back tea party in North Carolina; Clay Aiken in tight race

    The GOP establishment's top choice for Senate from North Carolina, Thom Tillis, won the party's nomination over a tea party favorite Tuesday night, setting up a fall showdown against a vulnerable incumbent, Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. Hagan is considered...
  • Who's on top in county commish fund-raising?

    Who's on top in county commish fund-raising?
    With County Commission elections right around the corner, money is flying. Fund-raising prowess doesn't always equate to victory at the polls. (See former Sheriff Al Lamberti versus Scott Israel, 2012.) For one thing, incumbents have an advantage. For...
  • 'American Idol' star Clay Aiken appears to win Democratic primary

    The first chapter of Clay Aiken's long-shot bid to join Congress had a storybook finish Wednesday as the former "American Idol" star appeared to have won the Democratic Party nomination by fewer than 400 votes. Neither Aiken nor the favored candidate...
  • President Obama hits fundraising circuit in California

    President Obama hits fundraising circuit in California
    President Obama arrived in Los Angeles early Wednesday evening for a three-day trip to California stacked with fundraisers to help his fellow Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November. Before touching down in Los Angeles, the president...
  • President Obama raises money for Senate Democrats in Bel-Air

    President Obama raises money for Senate Democrats in Bel-Air
    President Obama made a somber plea before an intimate crowd of some of Hollywood’s biggest donors Wednesday night, asking for help energizing disillusioned voters to give Democrats a chance of keeping their Senate majority in the midterm election....
  • 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...