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  • Elections in Suriname to decide gov't for next 5 years

    Suriname's President Desi Bouterse is betting that Monday general elections to choose the South American country's next Parliament will keep him and his party in power for another five years. Most recent polls conducted in Suriname give a comfortable...
  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

    In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37...
  • Will accomplishment deficit be Hillary's undoing?

    Will accomplishment deficit be Hillary's undoing?
    There are plenty of reasons to believe 2016 will be a very ugly election year. Here's one more. Bloomberg Politics convened a focus group of Iowa Democrats. Nearly all loved Hillary. "She's a bad mama-jama," said one female participant. Bad mama-jama is...
  • Prickly City: Is This Really What Conservatives Think of Liberals?

    Prickly City: Is This Really What Conservatives Think of Liberals?
    Carmen paints a portrait of Winslow, but is it what he really looks like or just what she thinks of his politics? Do conservatives, liberals, Republicans and Democrats really see each other as they are?
  • Campaign-style tactics fueling Illinois legislative gridlock

    An already challenging legislative session has grown even trickier as Democrats and Republicans have begun targeting lawmakers with campaign-style mailers, TV ads and new multimillion-dollar political committees. The Democratic Party, led by House...
  • Hillary Clinton has shifted left, but so have Americans

    Hillary Clinton has shifted left, but so have Americans
    Amid discussion of Hillary Rodham Clinton's move to the left in her presidential campaign, a new Gallup poll provides an important piece of context: The nation has shifted left, as well. In recent weeks, Clinton has called for reforming the nation's...
  • Looking for competitive politics? Not in New Jersey June 2

    New Jersey's voters won't see many competitive races at the top of the ticket when they head to the polls on June 2. Incumbents generally win re-election and parties keep tight control over who runs and when, experts said. That's despite redistricting...
  • What's left for Connecticut lawmakers this session

    With the June 3 adjournment deadline fast approaching, the Connecticut General Assembly still has some major pieces of legislation to pass. A look at some of the highlights: __ BUDGET Closed-door talks continue between the Democratic leaders of the...
  • $34 million controlled by Rauner, allies looms over legislative session

    $34 million controlled by Rauner, allies looms over legislative session
    As state lawmakers find themselves in their typical late May posture of trying to pass a budget, a new political dynamic hovers over the proceedings: more than $34 million in campaign cash under the control of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and his allies....
  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill; House showdown looms

    Senate clears White House-backed trade bill; House showdown looms
    In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37 to...
  • Rauner agenda unveiled, splits Democrats and Republicans

    Rauner agenda unveiled, splits Democrats and Republicans
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner formally unveiled his legislative agenda Friday, supportive GOP lawmakers and opposing Democrats who control the legislature took hard-line positions, foretelling what is expected to be a contentious and lengthy overtime...