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  • Republicans fear 2010 redux in Nevada Senate race

    WASHINGTON Nevada Republicans worry their efforts to oust Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid in 2016 could be thwarted again by a crowded GOP primary. In 2010, Republicans nominated one of their weakest candidates in the primary, Sharron Angle, from a...
  • Obama seeks to soothe labor's anger over trade with union-friendly economic pitch

    On a cold overcast morning in January, President Barack Obama briefly delayed his departure for an Iowa day-trip to huddle in the Oval Office with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams. The topic was Obama's...
  • Israel's leader faces pressure at home, from White House to cancel speech to US Congress

    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • How Republicans could risk a Senate seat to win the White House

    WASHINGTON Republicans might face a major dilemma next year: Will they sacrifice a Senate seat to pick a prime candidate for vice president? GOP operatives have often mentioned Sens. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Rob Portman of Ohio and Marco Rubio of...
  • Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress

    Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress
    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think

    Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think
    South Florida Democrats are ready for – and say the country needs – a strong, liberal, female president. But it's not the woman you think. While Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite of Florida Democrats for their party's 2016...
  • Democratic lawmakers react to Rauner speech

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's State of the State address didn't sit well with Southland legislators who said it was more politics than substance, emphasizing that his road map to economic improvement remains incomplete until the governor unveils his budget plan...
  • A campaign finance-minded Don Quixote of Congress

    WASHINGTON Ask Rep. Ted Deutch about the fresh kiwi-hued paint job in his Rayburn office, and the Florida Democrat has a schtick: "Green, like the money we want to get out of politics." Deutch is taking a month long timeout from fundraising, putting...
  • The agenda

    The agenda
    Maryland's 188 legislators will be sworn in tomorrow at the start of the General Assembly's 435th session, but the most important figure in Annapolis, Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, won't join them until his inauguration a week later. This will be the third time...
  • Big government doesn't help the poor, Jeb Bush says

    WASHINGTON Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida went to one of America's most troubled cities Wednesday to lay out the economic principles for a likely presidential campaign, signaling he'd compete for usually Democratic votes with a conservative pitch to help...
  • Jeb Bush decries liberal approaches in Detroit speech

    With the economically struggling city of Detroit as his literal and symbolic backdrop, Jeb Bush on Wednesday argued that a “progressive and liberal mind-set” was standing in the way of recovery for the nation and particularly for Americans low...