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  • 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,...
  • Rauner: Need insiders to know where 'bodies are buried'

    Rauner: Need insiders to know where 'bodies are buried'
    SPRINGFIELD — Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Friday said he wanted some insiders like Democrat Bill Daley on his transition team to help identify where the “bodies are buried.” Rauner’s decision to put Daley on his...
  • Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist

     Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist
    Bruce Rauner long has spoken of the need to demand more from teachers and students alike. But before a conservative audience in Lake County last fall, the then-Republican candidate for governor lashed out at new Common Core education standards aimed at...
  • Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein shouldn't run again, majority of voters say

    Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein shouldn't run again, majority of voters say
    Although U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein — two of California's most experienced political figures — remain popular, a majority of state voters say they should not run for reelection, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles...
  • Champ and Chump: Will Abberger & Allison Tant

    Champ and Chump: Will Abberger & Allison Tant
    Will Abberger, who managed the successful effort to pass Florida's Amendment 1, is our weekly champ. Champ: Will Abberger: He managed the successful campaign to win passage from Florida voters for the Water and Land Conservation Amendment. While...
  • Chris Christie's style colors presidential prospects

    BOCA RATON, Fla. Suddenly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a Republican miracle worker. For the moment, the Republican establishment is looking past his temper, the George Washington Bridge scandal, his state's budget problems and the uneasy feeling...
  • True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us

    True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us
    Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election. But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
  • Puckett's departure deconstructed: Senator resigning killed McAuliffe's secret Medicaid plan

    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had run out of options to pull off his marquee campaign promise to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Even a risky plan to circumvent the legislature had fallen apart. That's when the...
  • Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget

    Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget
    HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...