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  • Wooden Criticizes Coleman For Newsletter Mailing

    HARTFORD — City Council President Shawn Wooden charged Wednesday that state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-2nd District, improperly used a taxpayer-funded newsletter for political purposes. Wooden is challenging Coleman in an Aug. 12 primary. The 2nd...
  • U.S. Senate Democrats hold rescue talks on Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats said they were working to rescue the U.S. Export-Import Bank on Tuesday, insisting it would save American jobs. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, scheduled meetings with other lawmakers. The 80-...
  • Senate Democrats move to prevent state restrictions on abortion

    Hoping to appeal to female voters, Senate Democrats pushed a bill Tuesday to prevent states from placing restrictions on abortion that do not apply to other medical procedures. Democrats say the bill would prevent states from singling out abortions...
  • Democrat holding lead in New Hampshire Senate race: poll

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is holding off a challenge from Republican Scott Brown, according to a poll released on Wednesday, although the former U.S. senator from Massachusetts is gaining ground....
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]

    At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]
    After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
  • 2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis

    2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis
    In an unlikely partnership, two Texas lawmakers -- one Democrat, one Republican -- are proposing a bipartisan bill that would empower the U.S. to speed up immigration hearings in hopes of stemming the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border....
  • Missing: Fringe political parties under the top-two primary system

    Missing: Fringe political parties under the top-two primary system
    So, is the electoral deck stacked even more for Democrats and Republicans under California's┬átop-two primary system? Judging by the secretary of state’s Statement of Vote released Monday for the June 3 primaries, the answer is, yes. It turns out...
  • New poll: Corbett finds few fans among fundamentalists, gun owners

    HARRISBURG — A new poll suggests that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett doesn't have the backing of groups considered some of his party's staunchest supporters. Thirty-four percent of fundamentalist or born-again Christians said they would vote for...
  • How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama

     How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama
    Clarence Thomas didn't need Alan Dixon's vote, as it turned out. Thomas, a 43-year-old conservative U.S. Supreme Court nominee in fall 1991, had just undergone a sensational, brutal confirmation hearing in which he'd been confronted with allegations...
  • More than half state reps in PB elected unopposed

    More than half state reps in PB elected unopposed
    The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Palm Beach County. In five of the nine districts that represent the county, the incumbents were unopposed. Four will see Democrats re-elected, and in...
  • Cleveland picked to host 2016 Republican National Convention

    Cleveland was picked Tuesday by the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel to host the GOP's national convention in 2016. Cleveland edged out five other finalist cities: Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas in the...