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  • Hillary gets criticism from right and left on break with Obama

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton isn't running for president yet, but she's already learning that it's not easy running away from her former boss, even if he's unpopular. After spending a year and a half praising Barack Obama, the former secretary of state...
  • Re-election odds lean in Fitzpatrick's favor

    Re-election odds lean in Fitzpatrick's favor
    The challenge for Democrats seeking to unseat Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick looks a little steeper this week. The Bucks County congressman’s challenge from Democrat Kevin Strouse didn’t make D.C.-based Roll Call’s list of top...
  • Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage

    Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage
    Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday. Introducing himself as...
  • For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson

    For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson
    District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
  • Obama's standing among voters is hurting Democrats, poll finds

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they head into midterm elections that will determine who controls Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Obama is beset by problems...
  • In Ferguson, mixed reviews for Gov. Nixon, good for Sen. McCaskill

    WASHINGTON Think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose competence in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy helped raise his profile outside his state. Recall former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who became an icon of resolve and resilience in the wake of...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Gov. Rick Perry's indictment nothing more than Texas politics

    WASHINGTON Being a governor seems to be risky business these days. Take the former chief executive of Virginia, for instance. Robert McDonnell and his former Redskins cheerleader wife are in the midst of a mildly sensational trial over charges they...
  • Gov. Perry's legal team call charges 'outrageous assault'

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas Gov. Rick Perry's team of nationally prominent lawyers previewed his legal and public relations strategy Monday, blasting the coercion and abuse of power charges against him as an "outrageous assault on the rule of law." The...
  • Rick Perry indictment: Politicians' spats don't belong in courts

    Even in the no-holds-barred world of Texas politics, the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry last week was a low blow. A grand jury in Austin, a Democratic Party hotbed, indicted Perry, a Republican with presidential aspirations, on two felony counts for...
  • Crist's running mate, Annette Taddeo, to speak to Villages Democrats

    Crist's running mate, Annette Taddeo, to speak to Villages Democrats
    THE VILLAGES — Annette Taddeo, chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's choice as a running mate, will make an appearance before the Democratic faithful Saturday. Taddeo will speak at a meeting of...