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  • Sleeper in Kansas might upset Senate election calculus

    Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November's elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party's chances of doing so at 62.6 percent. On second thought, let's...
  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...
  • China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Just days before China was set to deliver its edict on electoral reform in Hong Kong, Beijing's most senior official in the city held a rare meeting with several local lawmakers whose determined push for full democracy had incensed...
  • Hillary Clinton, with Bill in tow, returns to Iowa: 'I'm back!'

    Hillary Clinton, with Bill in tow, returns to Iowa: 'I'm back!'
    Hillary Rodham Clinton returned Sunday to Iowa for the first time since her devastating loss in the state’s 2008 presidential caucuses and dropped a few hints but nothing definite about her intentions regarding another run in 2016. "I’m...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner bemoans notion 'I don't have to work'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed his dissatisfaction with a chronically high jobless rate and complained of a "very sick idea" that the unemployed would "rather just sit around." The top...
  • House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State

    House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State
    The House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, giving the administration a much-needed endorsement of its strategy to defeat the extremist group. But though the Senate was...
  • Liberal Vermont Senator Sanders may seek U.S. presidency in 2016

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate's leading liberals, said on Sunday he is thinking about running for U.S. president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an independent in a move that could complicate Hillary Clinton's path to the...
  • Quinn captures lead, not hearts, poll finds

    Quinn captures lead, not hearts, poll finds
    Illinois voters continue to be dissatisfied with the job Democrat Pat Quinn is doing as governor, but so far they're willing to stick with him rather than switch to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. Although the...
  • Race for Iowa Senate seat is 'uncomfortably close'

    In a campaign so far defined by hogs and chickens, the race for the open Iowa Senate seat that most expected to fall to Democrats is now perhaps the closest in the country. And with the control of the Senate majority at stake in the upcoming election,...
  • Deep Red Kansas Seat Could Be Up For Grabs

    Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November's elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party's chances of doing so at 62.6 percent. On second thought, let'...
  • State Sen. Wright jail sentence could trigger special election

    State Sen. Wright jail sentence could trigger special election
    The sentencing of Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright to 90 days in jail and a lifetime ban from public office on voting fraud charges Friday could end up requiring a special election but is unlikely to have a significant impact on the ability of...