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  • Kansas makes it harder for GOP to seize Senate

    WICHITA, Kan. Sudden turmoil in a U.S. Senate race in Kansas will make it harder for Republicans to hold the seat and win control of the entire Senate but they still have the edge. Sen. Pat Roberts, the three-term Republican incumbent, led polls in a...
  • Today is Election Day

    Today is Election Day
    Traffic at the polls across South Florida has been relatively light so far on Tuesday.  Democrats today are picking candidates to run for governor and attorney general, and primary voters in both parties will pick nominees to run for Congress, County...
  • Republicans appear in position to take Senate control

    WASHINGTON Voters hate Washington, and they'll get their chance to shake things up in November's midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give...
  • In District 100 state House race, Democrat Ben Sorensen gets some help from big-money Republicans

    In District 100 state House race, Democrat Ben Sorensen gets some help from big-money Republicans
    Primary day is less than a week away, and in District 100 -- the only open state House seat in South Florida with a three-way race -- one candidate is getting a lot of help from the other party. The Democratic primary will almost certainly determine who...
  • Open primary would unlock voting for all Floridians

    I'm not a Democrat or a Republican, so I get no say in several key races in Florida's primary election scheduled for next week.  The state's closed primary system disenfranchises 2.7 million registered Florida voters who choose not to be affiliated...
  • Thurston for Dems' AG: Editorial

    The two Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Florida's attorney general have directed most of their rhetorical firepower on the Republican incumbent, Pam Bondi, rather than on each other. Which makes some sense. There's not much difference...
  • Time running out for California water bill

    WASHINGTON Secret negotiations over a California water bill are nearing a make-or-break moment, after a long, dry summer that has tested some political alliances. The state's Democratic senators are struggling to balance sympathy for Central Valley...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • 'Hands off my Medicare' won't close shortfall: Editorial

    'Hands off my Medicare' won't close shortfall: Editorial
    When Paul Ryan, the 2012 Republican nominee for vice president, toured Florida recently to promote his new book, he wasn't just greeted by fans. Protesters summoned by the Democratic Party and allied groups showed up to accuse the House budget chief of...
  • Why the need for partisan elections?: My Word

    This November, Orange County residents are going to vote on a charter amendment which would make County Commission seats partisan and move the mayoral election to coincide with the presidential election cycle instead of the mid-term cycle. The voters have...
  • Primary reveals Democrat Crist's weak spots in Florida governor's race

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Florida voters handed Charlie Crist his first victory as a Democrat in Tuesday's primary election for governor, while also exposing weaknesses in his nationally watched bid to take back the job he once held as a Republican. Crist...