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  • The GOP's unlikely key to the White House

    In case you haven't been paying attention, the field of Republican presidential candidates is growing so quickly it will soon be able to occupy an actual field. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his candidacy Tuesday, bringing the total number of...
  • Texas Democrats scrapping 'Two-Step' presidential primary

    Texas' Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state's traditional "Two-Step" method that had also included post-election caucuses. America's second...
  • Democrats, NAACP Denounce Connecticut GOP Official Who Flew Confederate Flag

    Democrats, NAACP Denounce Connecticut GOP Official Who Flew Confederate Flag
    The chairman of the Connecticut Democratic party, the state leader of the NAACP and a prominent Republican official are all denouncing a Republican party official who flew the Confederate flag at his home. "This is not just offensive to those of color,...
  • Illinois Senate advances plan to increase school funding

    An Illinois Senate committee has advanced legislation to increase funding for education this year to a level first proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. Lawmakers voted 9-2 Wednesday to move the bill to the Senate floor. It would authorize an additional $74...
  • Survey: US political and generation gaps on science issues

    Age divides Americans on science issues just as much as political ideology, a new analysis of recent polling shows. There are dramatic generation gaps in opinions on global warming, offshore drilling, nuclear power, childhood vaccines, gene...
  • Rauner budget chief: Dems' spending plan 'unconstitutional'

    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget director says a one-month spending plan proposed by Democrats is "unconstitutional" because it would lead to an unbalanced budget. In a memo to Rauner Wednesday, Tim Nuding says that if the $2.3 billion proposal were...
  • Rauner borrows from special state funds to manage cash flow

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has borrowed $454 million from special state funds to help manage cash flow as Illinois begins a new fiscal year without a budget. The Republican borrowed the money from more than two dozen funds designated for other purposes. The...
  • Budget matters loom large on legislative session's final day

    Delaware lawmakers approved a $3.9 billion operating budget early Wednesday, shortly after the start of the new fiscal year, after resolving an impasse over a transportation funding bill that was the subject of partisan bickering and intense closed-door...
  • Editorial: Supreme Court gives incentive to get politics out of redistricting

    The drawing of congressional and legislative boundaries in Maryland is an example of government at its worst and pure partisan politics at its most absurd level. Any process where elected leaders are given the power to redraw the boundaries to give them...
  • Gov. Brown faces rough road in quest to repair state freeways

    Gov. Brown faces rough road in quest to repair state freeways
    Every day, California drivers navigate an obstacle course of potholes and cracked pavement, and a wrong turn of the wheel can send them limping to a mechanic. Maintenance crews can't keep up. After years of neglect, state officials estimate it will cost...
  • Madigan sends message to 'triangulators'

    Madigan sends message to 'triangulators'
    House Speaker Michael Madigan likes to send "messages." He doesn't often explain what those messages are, but last week's surprising defeat of a bill to give the Chicago Public Schools a 40-day extension on its $634 million pension payment that was due...