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  • Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown

    Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown
    The Senate gave final approval late Saturday to a $1 trillion spending bill after muscling past opposition from conservative Republicans — an effort that ended any possibility of a government shutdown until next fall. With the holiday...
  • One-Party Democratic Rule Stifles Connecticut

    One-Party Democratic Rule Stifles Connecticut
    Does one-party rule exist in Connecticut? Some, including Democrat state Sen. Beth Bye of West Hartford, say it does not. As someone who has witnessed the results of Democrat majority rule over the past four years, I respectfully disagree. With the...
  • California Legislature is looking more moderate due to voting reforms

    Until last week, no Democratic state legislator running for reelection had lost to a Republican in 20 years. Then suddenly three did. When incumbents start losing their legislative seats, it means something is happening. The national Republican wave?...
  • Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats

     Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats
    Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois kept the No. 2 job in the Senate Democratic leadership Thursday and will be the assistant minority leader next year. Durbin, 69, is now assistant majority leader, but his Democratic Party will lose control of the Senate in...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt

    Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt
    The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week....
  • Hogan hailed during stop at Dundalk diner

    Hogan hailed during stop at Dundalk diner
    Taking his statewide "thank-you tour" through the once-Democratic bastion of Dundalk on Thursday, Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan was hailed as a conquering hero at the Boulevard Diner. Hogan received as much gratitude as he gave while spending over...
  • 5 questions for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler

    5 questions for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler
    Jack Seiler thinks the Democratic Party's best hope to regain statewide office in 2018 is to run a moderate mayor who isn't too far to the left, can appeal to independent voters and has a record of success. His criteria for a Democratic winner just so...
  • Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit

    Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit
    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania got a double whammy of bad news Thursday in separate reports, one projecting a nearly $2 billion budget deficit, and another saying the state had maxed out its borrowing. The Independent Fiscal Office, in its long-term economic...
  • Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election

    Facing a tough midterm election, Democrats put aside some of their remaining scruples about the new age of unlimited campaign spending and courted unions and hedge-fund billionaires for big checks to try to salvage a Senate majority. They spent a lot of...
  • Voters may be tired of Boxer, Feinstein, but it doesn't mean they'd lose

    Voters can be a lot like those acquisitive contestants on TV's "Let's Make A Deal." Do you take the cash or risk it for the surprise that beckons behind Door No. 1? The money is a sure thing. But how about a whirlwind vacation, that handsome dinette...