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  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner bemoans notion 'I don't have to work'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed his dissatisfaction with a chronically high jobless rate and complained of a "very sick idea" that the unemployed would "rather just sit around." The top...
  • House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State

    House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State
    The House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, giving the administration a much-needed endorsement of its strategy to defeat the extremist group. But though the Senate was...
  • Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016

    Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016
    Hispanics, the fastest growing voting bloc in America and the most critical group of swing voters, don't expect either Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio — the Florida politicians widely portrayed as having the most appeal to Hispanic voters — to win the...
  • Midterm election ads strike increasingly negative tone

    As Democrats and Republicans wrestle for control of the Senate, voters are facing an onslaught of political ads around the country that are striking an increasingly negative tone, even more so than in past election cycles. From the end of August to...
  • House votes to arm, train moderate Syrian rebels

    The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat Islamic State militants....
  • After too many election games, it's time to re-write write-in laws

    If you just landed from Mars and tried to figure out Florida's confusing election rules, your head (and antennae) would probably explode. Municipal and school board races are non-partisan, while county commissioners and Broward officers like sheriff and...
  • California state Senator Wright to resign following fraud conviction

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California state Senator Roderick Wright plans to resign from office later this month following a perjury and voter fraud conviction that saw him sentenced to 90 days in jail, he said in a letter sent on Monday. Wright, who was...
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders positions self to be the next Ralph Nader

    On the same day that Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa as a potential presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told a national television audience that he might run for president too -- as a Democrat or as an independent, he hasn't decided...
  • What happens if Republicans win the Senate?

    For most of the year, it seemed almost certain that Republicans would win the six additional U.S. Senate seats they need to oust the Democrats from their majority and take control of Congress. But the outlook has turned murkier in recent weeks. While...
  • Tim Donnelly to walk precincts for Knight in congressional race

     GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks, perhaps the most outspoken conservative in the Legislature, plans to campaign this weekend  for state Sen. Stephen Knight, one of two Republicans battling to succeed a retiring congressman this fall. Knight,...