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  • Republicans Now Hold Most Seats In Connecticut House Since 1994

    Republicans Now Hold Most Seats In Connecticut House Since 1994
    The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut — it landed in the state House of Representatives. Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday and now have their highest total since 1994, the year that Newt Gingrich swept to...
  • In a turnabout, Colorado Democrats win back seats lost in gun recall

    Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades. Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests. The last two years, though, have been particularly...
  • GOP celebrates Dundalk wins: 'Nothing but R's down here'

    GOP celebrates Dundalk wins: 'Nothing but R's down here'
    Republicans surged forward in prominence in Maryland's election Tuesday, and nowhere was that more apparent than in eastern Baltimore County. The GOP claimed five elected positions on the east side that previously had been held by Democrats for years:...
  • Malloy Stayed True To His Party, And Won

    Malloy Stayed True To His Party, And Won
    When my dad was drafted in World War II, he was sent 1,500 miles from his home in the Bronx to basic training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. To make life a little easier, married soldiers were allowed to live off the base. So my mom, originally from Brooklyn,...
  • War of the Numbers: Republicans Say They Came Close to Taking Control of the House; Dems Say They Came Even Closer to Having 2/3 Supermajority

    War of the Numbers: Republicans Say They Came Close to Taking Control of the House; Dems Say They Came Even Closer to Having 2/3 Supermajority
    Republicans made a significant gain on Tuesday, picking up 10 seats in the Connecticut House, where they have long labored in the minority.  But Republican leaders say the final tally doesn't show how close the GOP came to actually ending the Democrats'...
  • Groups competing for Hogan's attention

    Groups competing for Hogan's attention
    With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and...
  • Daytona Beach Democrat challenges party leadership in Florida House

    Daytona Beach Democrat challenges party leadership in Florida House
    TALLAHASSEE  --  A rebellion against leadership by some Florida House Democrats has  burst into the open days after the party lost six seats in the midterm elections and gave Republicans a supermajority in the chamber. Rep. Dwayne Taylor, D-Daytona...
  • Red Maryland?

    Red Maryland?
    Republican Larry Hogan said during his campaign for governor that he had no grand visions of turning Maryland red — that is, switching its partisan orientation from Democrats to the GOP. But his upset victory was surprisingly strong — he...
  • No end to 2014 election as House recount begins in Arizona

    Yes, this is the campaign season that just won’t end. On Saturday, voters in Louisiana will gather, a month after most states voted, for a runoff for a U.S. Senate seat and some House races. But even then, it’s not over. Election officials...
  • District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been

    District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been
    It's hard to set the stage for a stranger election: The race has already been on the ballot, it's been postponed twice, and, inexplicably, it's on a Thursday. The Broward District 2 race, a five-way Democrat contest that's ensnared in litigation, will...
  • Bill Nelson: New face or dead man walking?

    Bill Nelson: New face or dead man walking?
    The challenge facing Florida’s senior senator is, well, Herculean. Somehow, Bill Nelson, a three-term senator and the only Democrat to consistently win statewide office, must somehow help re-invigorate a state political party that has been in a coma...