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  • U.S. lawmakers embrace fight against Islamic State, some question Obama plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers say they are on the verge of taking a "war vote" as they consider whether to back President Barack Obama's campaign to destroy Islamic State, and despite broad support for action many fear being drawn into a quagmire....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Kansas Democrat Chad Taylor asks court to remove his name from ballot

    A week after he bowed out of Kansas' Senate race, Democrat Chad Taylor on Tuesday filed a petition with the state's Supreme Court to have his name removed from the November ballot.  Taylor filed the petition naming Kansas Secretary of State Kris...
  • Heated primary races Tuesday in New Hampshire and New York

    The long primary season effectively comes to a close Tuesday with contests spread across the Northeast. The highest-profile contest is in New Hampshire, where former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is expected to coast to a win in Tuesday’s...
  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Rick Perry calls indictment politically motivated

    Rick Perry calls indictment politically motivated
    Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Saturday an indictment against him for abuse of power was a political move that he intends to fight. Perry was indicted on Friday by a grand jury in Travis County,...
  • In District 100 state House race, Democrat Ben Sorensen gets some help from big-money Republicans

    In District 100 state House race, Democrat Ben Sorensen gets some help from big-money Republicans
    Primary day is less than a week away, and in District 100 -- the only open state House seat in South Florida with a three-way race -- one candidate is getting a lot of help from the other party. The Democratic primary will almost certainly determine who...