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  • In N.C., banks are a reliable source of campaign cash for Sen. Hagan

    WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on which she served for much of her first term....
  • Roll Call's 10 most vulnerable senators

    WASHINGTON Montana's appointed Sen. John Walsh was by far the most endangered incumbent in the chamber in early August, but his decision to not seek a full term has opened the top slot to a couple other worthy contenders. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is...
  • Republicans appear in position to take Senate control

    WASHINGTON Voters hate Washington, and they'll get their chance to shake things up in November's midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give...
  • Democrats see chance in Kansas Senate race -- after Democrat drops out

    The topsy-turvy race for the Senate in Kansas took another turn Wednesday when the lackluster Democratic candidate dropped out, elevating an independent newcomer to battle incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts this fall. The sudden narrowing of what had...
  • Democratic senator to introduce bill for airstrikes in Syria

    A Democratic senator from Florida says he will introduce legislation giving President Obama congressional authority for airstrikes against militants in Syria. The announcement came after the apparent beheading of another U.S. journalist. The legislation...
  • Emails Show Continuing Rift In Manchester Democratic Party

    MANCHESTER — The mayor and the Democratic Town Chairman exchanged terse and sometimes testy emails over a proposal to change the way the town adopts its budget, according to copies of the messages sent to The Courant Wednesday. The emails between...
  • Rauner declines to say how personal relationship with Emanuel will affect political one

    Rauner declines to say how personal relationship with Emanuel will affect political one
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday that he has worked together for years with Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but declined to discuss how their personal relationship might affect their political one. The wealthy venture capitalist,...
  • U.S. Senate race in Kansas expected to end up in court

    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Kansas is expected to file a lawsuit on Monday to keep his name off the November ballot, a party leader said on Saturday. Democrat Chad Taylor, a county prosecutor, filed papers...
  • Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

    MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor's mansion,...
  • Quinn, Rauner ad war at full throttle

    Quinn, Rauner ad war at full throttle
    Labor Day traditionally has marked the kickoff of the fall campaign season, but the heated race for governor between Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made the holiday little more than an election-year speed bump. For...
  • On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?

    On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?
    President Obama and his team spent hours last week deliberating over how and when to fulfill his promise to use his executive power to change the immigration system. They pored over legal precedent and policy data and debated political fallout. But none...