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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Republican presidential contenders clash in New Hampshire

    The Republican Party's most ambitious stormed into New Hampshire on Friday for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class. Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects...
  • Fund for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder hints at presidential run

    People close to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have formed a fund allowing him to travel the country to more aggressively tell of the state's rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential Republican presidential bid. A spokesman for the...
  • Huckabee to share 2016 plans in Hope, Arkansas, on May 5

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Republicans' presidential nomination. Huckabee, who unsuccessfully sought...
  • Fiorina aims to keep Clinton from playing the 'gender card'

    Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race. But to do so, Fiorina is taking a page from the gender politics playbook herself. A...
  • Defends Mikulski

    Paul Rossi's short slam of retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (The Capital, April 5) takes on the mantle of the reactionary Republicanism of the John Birch Society as filtered by the moral and political ethos of today's tea party. Rather than bothering...
  • Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned

     Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned
    Inching closer to a second try for president, Republican Mike Huckabee said Friday he would announce his intentions next month in Hope, Ark., the hometown he shares with former President Clinton. “I think it will be worth tuning in for,”...
  • Wyden knows his challenge on trade: fellow Democrats

    WASHINGTON "Trade has never been for the faint-hearted," Sen. Ron Wyden said Friday morning, less than 24 hours after announcing a bipartisan agreement on legislation to promote trade deals. The Oregon Democrat is in the unenviable position of being...
  • Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?

    Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?
     When it comes to attending a gay wedding, not all presidential aspirants say “I do.” It sounded at first like a simple, if unusual, question to ask a potential leader of the free world: Would you go to a same-sex wedding? But it is fast...
  • 5-year-old namesake grandson of Jerry Tarkanian has stroke

    Family members say the 5-year-old namesake grandson of famed basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has suffered a stroke. His parents say the boy complained of pain in his legs and was taken to University Medical Center at 4 a.m. Friday. Danny and Amy...