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  • 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...
  • Rep. Peters appears headed for victory over GOP challenger in San Diego

    Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) appears close to defeating Republican challenger Carl DeMaio after a costly campaign marked by biting accusations. The Associated Press has declared Peters the winner. Peters, seeking a second term, is ahead by 4,491...
  • The best congressional campaigns of 2014

    As a national Republican wave crested on Election Day, there were several campaigns in both parties that stood out as outstanding operations. The GOP expanded its House majority and obtained control of the Senate. As a result, more Republican campaigns...
  • It's goodbye for Allen West, who's leaving Florida

    It's goodbye for Allen West, who's leaving Florida
    Allen West, who rode the tea party wave to Congress and Fox News fame, is leaving liberal South Florida for the conservative promised land of Texas. West, who represented Broward and Palm Beach counties for two years, was known more for his often...
  • Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?

    Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?
    Like many of you, I watched President Barack Obama's press conference Wednesday to see how he would approach Republicans, and an electorate that just sent him a pretty harsh "Dear John" letter. Like many of you, I was surprised at his approach. Obama...
  • With mid-term elections over, state politicians jump to 2016, beyond

    Now the real fun begins. For California politicos who spent the last year yawning over a predictable top-of-the-ticket race, what has been shimmering in the distance is suddenly much closer. The next few statewide elections hold the promise of...
  • Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Looney As Senate President Pro Tem

    Fasano Elected Senate GOP Leader; Looney As Senate President Pro Tem
    Three years ago, state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale. Sens. John McKinney, Andrew Roraback and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together. After...
  • Mr. Rauner: Advice from a Democrat who voted for you

    Mr. Rauner: Advice from a Democrat who voted for you
    As a Democrat who voted for Republican Bruce Rauner, I'd like to offer 10 suggestions to make him an effective governor. 1) Send your campaign staff home. The campaign by both sides was disgraceful. Too much money, too many commercials, too much nasty...
  • 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...
  • White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response

    With Americans' fears over random Ebola exposure fueled anew by scares on a cruise ship and a tour bus, the Obama administration moved Friday to fight accusations of incompetence from around Washington and on the campaign trail ahead of the midterm...