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  • Quinn, Rauner clash over African-American vote during debate

    Quinn, Rauner clash over African-American vote during debate
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sharply clashed Tuesday night over who could better improve the lives of African Americans during a South Side debate focused on education, crime, jobs and taxes. Rauner is trying to...
  • DCCC chief pleads for outside money

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel told reporters Wednesday that he is "frustrated" that his party's outside groups have not supported House Democrats on television in the final stretch of the midterms. Many big...
  • 3 Senate endgame scenarios

    So much for a predictable midterm cycle. The past monthhas left multiple possible outcomes for control of the Senate. Republican groups are barraging Kansas with resources and advertising to save a three-term incumbent being challenged by an...
  • Obama Abruptly Cancels Malloy Rally In Bridgeport

    Obama Abruptly Cancels Malloy Rally In Bridgeport
    President Barack Obama abruptly canceled a highly anticipated rally in Connecticut tonight in order to hold an emergency meeting with top government officials about the ongoing Ebola crisis. Obama had been scheduled to campaign for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • Obama, Down Nationally, Welcome In Connecticut

    Obama, Down Nationally, Welcome In Connecticut
    ROCKY HILL – With his poll ratings down nationally, President Barack Obama has avoided the campaign trail this fall in some states. But not Connecticut. He is back again for the second time in a week – campaigning at a rally Wednesday...
  • Rawlings-Blake criticism highlights debate over police strategy under O'Malley

    Rawlings-Blake criticism highlights debate over police strategy under O'Malley
    The sharp reduction in violent crime that occurred on Martin O'Malley's watch as mayor of Baltimore is a central theme of the speech he gives as he travels the country and lays the groundwork for a presidential campaign. But ongoing criticism from the...
  • Democrats hold slight edge in ad wars as election nears, report says

    As the midterm election nears, Democrats are hanging on to a slim edge in the expensive television ad war for control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new study that says overall ad spending in the races is approaching the $1-billion mark. Driven by a...
  • Familiar names vie for open Senate seat in Harford

    When it comes to picking their next state senator, many Harford County voters will choose between two familiar names. The Democrat is Mary-Dulany James, a four-term state delegate whose father, William S. James, was a Maryland Senate president. The...
  • Obama to delay attorney general nomination until after election

    President Obama will wait until after the November election to name a nominee for attorney general, setting the stage for an intense battle in the postelection Senate that could last until Christmas, a White House official said Tuesday. The delay, which...
  • Chicago Tribune endorsements for Congress

    Chicago Tribune endorsements for Congress
    It's no secret that our 2012 endorsement in the 8th Congressional District was in part a vote of "no confidence" in the bellicose freshman incumbent, Republican Joe Walsh. On key issues such as the need to cut spending or reform Medicare and Social...
  • Maria Sachs talks about race with Ellyn Bogdandoff

    Maria Sachs talks about race with Ellyn Bogdandoff
    State Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, is locked in a bruising battle for re-election with former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale. The two served together in the Senate from 2010 to 2012. But in 2012, a new redistricting plan locked them...