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  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

    In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37...
  • Will accomplishment deficit be Hillary's undoing?

    Will accomplishment deficit be Hillary's undoing?
    There are plenty of reasons to believe 2016 will be a very ugly election year. Here's one more. Bloomberg Politics convened a focus group of Iowa Democrats. Nearly all loved Hillary. "She's a bad mama-jama," said one female participant. Bad mama-jama is...
  • Democrats giving no hint of compromise with Rauner on budget

    Majority Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly gave no hint on Friday that they are ready to budge from opposition to Gov. Bruce Rauner's pro-business reforms after the Republican softened some of his "Turnaround Illinois" demands. House Democrats...
  • Prickly City: Is This Really What Conservatives Think of Liberals?

    Prickly City: Is This Really What Conservatives Think of Liberals?
    Carmen paints a portrait of Winslow, but is it what he really looks like or just what she thinks of his politics? Do conservatives, liberals, Republicans and Democrats really see each other as they are?
  • Campaign-style tactics fueling Illinois legislative gridlock

    An already challenging legislative session has grown even trickier as Democrats and Republicans have begun targeting lawmakers with campaign-style mailers, TV ads and new multimillion-dollar political committees. The Democratic Party, led by House...
  • Looking for competitive politics? Not in New Jersey June 2

    New Jersey's voters won't see many competitive races at the top of the ticket when they head to the polls on June 2. Incumbents generally win re-election and parties keep tight control over who runs and when, experts said. That's despite redistricting...
  • Protesting Macedonians demand government's resignation

    Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Sunday in the center of the Macedonian capital to demand the resignation of conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. Zoran Zaev, leader of the opposition Social Democrats and the keynote speaker in the rally,...
  • Democrats get a taste of Obama's arrogance

    Democrats get a taste of Obama's arrogance
    These are not good times for the Republic (and if you laughed or scratched your head at me calling America a republic, I rest my case). But they are amusing times, at least for those of us capable of extracting some measure of mirth and schadenfreude...
  • Congresswoman apologizes for Indian whooping-cry caricature

    U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized Sunday after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in reference to Native Americans that brought her a cascade of reprimands from fellow Democrats to posts on Twitter. Speaking to party...
  • Senators file hundreds of state budget amendments

    The Massachusetts Senate is gearing up for a lengthy discussion of the $38 billion state budget. Debate on the spending plan outlined by the Senate Ways and Means Committee begins on Tuesday. Members have filed 942 proposed amendments on topics ranging...
  • Rauner agenda unveiled, splits Democrats and Republicans

    Rauner agenda unveiled, splits Democrats and Republicans
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner formally unveiled his legislative agenda Friday, supportive GOP lawmakers and opposing Democrats who control the legislature took hard-line positions, foretelling what is expected to be a contentious and lengthy overtime...