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  • Right Stuff: O'Malley likely to be an asset for Clinton

    Right Stuff: O'Malley likely to be an asset for Clinton
    People may scoff at the idea of Martin O'Malley as a candidate for president. How could he be a serious threat to Hillary Clinton? The real question is how can he be an asset to her? It is no surprise that the left wing of the Democratic Party does...
  • In Turkish parliamentary campaign, Erdogan is everywhere

    As Turkey's president, Tayyip Recep Erdogan is supposed to be the invisible man in the upcoming general election, constitutionally bound to remain above the fray. Instead, it's been all about him. The overarching drama of the election has been whether...
  • Time for Rauner to get real in budget talks

    Time for Rauner to get real in budget talks
    Where's Gov. Bruce Rauner's real budget? Keep asking yourself that question as the General Assembly heads toward a summer overtime session that's shaping up as the most dramatic in state history. Never mind the side issues — the items in Rauner'...
  • Democrats will benefit from O'Malley's run for president

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: Martin O'Malley's presidential candidacy is unquestionably good news for urban Democrats who like Irish rock bands. It may even appeal to a broader audience. Any Democrat looking for an...
  • Leaders working to secure votes for Democratic budget

    Democratic leaders are working through the night to round up enough votes to pass a Connecticut budget that's received heavy criticism from businesses for raising taxes. Democrats who oppose the bill described being called into meetings early Wednesday...
  • Democrats Unveil Budget Details

    Democrats Unveil Budget Details
    HARTFORD – House Democratic leaders, clearly worried by grim warnings from some of Connecticut's biggest corporations, scaled back portions of their business tax plan Tuesday and replaced them with higher cigarette taxes. The package calls for more...
  • House panel uses war funds to skirt budget limits

    A GOP-controlled House panel Tuesday approved using $37 billion in unrequested war money to match President Barack Obama's 7 percent budget boost for the military. The move came over the opposition of Democrats and the White House, who argue that domestic...
  • As sleepy primary season ends, general election shapes up

    Voters finalized their picks Tuesday for the top of the Republican and Democratic state Assembly tickets this November, as this fall's main event came into focus. Just five of the state's 40 legislative districts featured competitive races. That...
  • Congress approves overhaul of NSA surveillance

    Congress approves overhaul of NSA surveillance
    Congress gave final approval Tuesday to the most sweeping rollback of government surveillance powers in the post-Sept. 11-era, clearing the way for a new program that bans the National Security Agency from collecting and storing Americans' telephone...
  • Cuomo, NY Democratic Party push to renew tax cap

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is renewing his push for lawmakers to extend a cap on local property taxes. The governor and the state's Democratic Party announced Monday that they will launch an online media campaign to support the cap, first enacted in...
  • Senate Democrats Reject Campaign Finance Overhaul

    On a party line vote Tuesday, the Democrat-controlled state Senate rejected a proposal that would have limited wealthy donors' ability to inject money into publicly-funded campaigns.  The legislation cleared the state House of Representatives last...