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  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Democratic candidates sought COLCHESTER - The Colchester Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates who are registered Democrats to fill positions on the Democratic ticket for the November 3 election. Interested candidates should contact Michelle...
  • Democratic lawmakers tell Obama to stop 'jailing' migrant children, moms

    WASHINGTON A pack of Democratic congressional leaders lined up on Capitol Hill on Thursday to condemn the Obama administration for "jailing" migrant mothers and children in family detention centers across the country. Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Lucille...
  • Rauner warns Illinois Democrats of 'long extra session'

    Gov. Bruce Rauner is warning Illinois lawmakers they should "expect a very long extra session" if they don't approve some of his legislative priorities. The Republican published an opinion column Thursday in The (Springfield) State Journal-Register...
  • Senate passes bill banning variable-rate electric contracts

    The Connecticut Senate agreed Wednesday to ban variable-rate electric contracts for residential customers after some complained rates skyrocketed after low introductory costs. Senators on Wednesday placed the bipartisan compromise on their consent...
  • Could conservatives push trade deal over the finish line?

    WASHINGTON As the House inches closer to a vote on the long-awaited Trade Promotion Authority bill, conservatives who have traditionally been hard-liners in their opposition to deals with the White House are taking a softer approach. While many on the...
  • Rep. Sanchez's stumbles prompt Southern California angst

    WASHINGTON Long shut out of statewide office, Southern California Democrats saw a glimmer of hope last week when Orange County Rep. Loretta Sanchez announced a bid for the Golden State's open Senate seat. But a series of stumbles out of the gate has left...
  • Why Maine's vulnerable freshman Poliquin is surprising people

    He may be new to the halls of Congress, but when the Energizer Bunny pauses, it's not for long. Ray-Bans shading his eyes, Maine Rep. Bruce Poliquin stood on his tip-toes after votes one recent afternoon to whisper in the ear of a guard outside the House...
  • NC House budget tweaked to address energy credits, UNC funds

    House Republicans tweaked their North Carolina government budget proposal anew Wednesday to address renewable energy tax credits and increase university funding, bidding to pick up more support for the two-year spending plan. The changes, particularly on...
  • Senate Votes To Approve Casino Process In CT

    Senate Votes To Approve Casino Process In CT
    Prompted by major competition from a casino that is under construction in Springfield, the state Senate voted narrowly Wednesday night to take the first step for building a third Indian casino in northern Connecticut. On a bipartisan basis, the bill was...
  • Looks like a 3-way race in Roanoke and an even hotter contest for control of the state Senate

    Democratic Party hopes to swing control of the state Senate may be getting a setback out in Roanoke, now that a three-way race is in the works. Democratic state Sen. John Edwards won his fifth term in office in 2011 with a 56 percent of votes, and his...
  • House passes bill to make research tax break permanent

    The House voted Wednesday to make permanent a generous tax credit that rewards businesses for investing in research and development, setting the stage for another showdown over taxes. The tax credit is part of a package of more than 50 temporary tax...