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  • Rep. Patrick Murphy: "Moderation" is key to success

    Rep. Patrick Murphy:  "Moderation" is key to success
      Freshman Congressman Patrick Murphy’s convincing victory in a Republican-leaning district in South Florida is arguably the Democratic Party’s most revealing success story in this election year.  The youngest member of Congress, at 31,...
  • Wide margins in Pa.'s congressional contests

    Wide margins in Pa.'s congressional contests
    Last night's election results were the stuff of sweeping gestures. The first modern Pennsylvania governor to be denied a second term and the end of the eight-year party swaps. Republicans taking definitive control of the U.S. Senate. The GOP padding...
  • Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call

    Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call
    Three Illinois executive office holders declared early victories Tuesday night. Voters favored well-known, long-serving Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White, both Democrats, over their rookie Republican challengers. In...
  • Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election

    Facing a tough midterm election, Democrats put aside some of their remaining scruples about the new age of unlimited campaign spending and courted unions and hedge-fund billionaires for big checks to try to salvage a Senate majority. They spent a lot of...
  • Hogan defeats Brown

    Hogan defeats Brown
    Republican Larry Hogan's campaign to "Change Maryland" scored a stunning upset Tuesday as he defeated Democrat Anthony G. Brown in the race for governor. Hogan, 58, ran on a promise to curb state spending and cut taxes. He will become Maryland's...
  • Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'

    Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'
    Winners, losers, questions and conclusions for South Florida and beyond after Election 2014: --My number one question after last night's Republican onslaught: When does Debbie Wasserman Schultz tender her resignation as Democratic National Committee...
  • Esty Beats Greenberg In 5th Congressional District

    Esty Beats Greenberg In 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Congressional District
    Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat. Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
  • Guti�rrez: There are '40, 50, 60' GOP votes in House for immigration

    Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez, the Illinois Democrat who has been at the forefront of efforts to overhaul immigration in Congress, said Friday there are enough votes in the House Republican caucus now to pass a bipartisan bill. "There are 40, 50, 60 Republicans...
  • 5 questions for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler

    5 questions for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler
    Jack Seiler thinks the Democratic Party's best hope to regain statewide office in 2018 is to run a moderate mayor who isn't too far to the left, can appeal to independent voters and has a record of success. His criteria for a Democratic winner just so...
  • Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit

    Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit
    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania got a double whammy of bad news Thursday in separate reports, one projecting a nearly $2 billion budget deficit, and another saying the state had maxed out its borrowing. The Independent Fiscal Office, in its long-term economic...
  • Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback

    Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback
    Republicans on Tuesday captured some of the seats lost two years ago in Illinois congressional races, capitalizing on midterm malaise and the absence of the home-state Democratic president on the ballot. In the most intensely contested Chicago-area...