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  • Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run

    Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson debated international trade treaties Monday, with Grayson contending that fellow Democrat President Barack Obama's fast-track procedures are unconstitutional, and Republican Mica giving his support to the deals. The...
  • Legislative budget restoring cuts clears Connecticut panel

    Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly rebuffed many of the Democratic governor's proposed spending cuts on Monday, approving an alternative plan that fully or partially restores reductions to budget items ranging from mental health care grants...
  • Poll: Majority of Americans say businesses must serve gay patrons

    A majority of American voters say businesses should not be allowed to refuse services to gays and lesbians, even on the basis of religious beliefs, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. Coming a day before the Supreme Court hears...
  • Council member challenges McDermott in Hammond primary

    Council member challenges McDermott in Hammond primary
    Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. feels a bit out of his element these days. Having gone through three election cycles now, the incumbent said this is the first time he's ever run a positive campaign. He had to best former Mayor Duane Dedelow as the new kid...
  • Former GOP Official Gallo Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud

    Former GOP Official Gallo Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud
    HARTFORD — George Gallo, the former House Republicans chief of staff and the top aide to then-House Minority Leader Larry Cafero, pleaded guilty Monday to a federal mail fraud charge. Gallo, 46, of East Hampton, faces 15 to 21 months in federal...
  • Democrats reject Republican proposal to speed reservoir reviews

    Democrats reject Republican proposal to speed reservoir reviews
    A Republican proposal to expedite the construction of new reservoirs stalled in an Assembly committee on Monday, just hours after a rally on the Capitol steps in support of the legislation. The bill, AB 311, would have streamlined environmental...
  • Florida's budget stalemate: A look at what's happening

    The Florida Legislature will end its annual session Friday, but legislators still have not reached a deal on a new budget. That's because the Republican-controlled House and Senate are at odds about health care, including whether to accept federal money...
  • Changes to Iran measure would jeopardize chances, Democrat warns

    WASHINGTON A Democratic U.S. senator urged Republicans not to demand changes that might siphon off Democratic support as lawmakers opened this week's debate on a measure to give Congress a say in any nuclear deal reached with Iran. The bill, which the...
  • Laura Burton Capps will not seek mother's House seat

    Laura Burton Capps will not seek mother's House seat
    Laura Burton Capps, who had been expected to run for her mother’s Santa Barbara-based House seat, announced Monday that she would not be running for Congress. “It would be the ultimate honor for me to represent this incredible district in...
  • Gallo Case Is Latest Lesson: Feds Serious About Election Laws

    Gallo Case Is Latest Lesson: Feds Serious About Election Laws
    In case anyone missed this the first few times, federal criminal authorities are serious about violations of campaign and election laws. The latest object lesson came Monday afternoon when former House Republicans chief of staff George Gallo pleaded...
  • Jeb Bush makes a play for Puerto Ricans

    WASHINGTON When Jeb Bush campaigns Tuesday in Puerto Rico, he won't be speaking just to people on the island. Puerto Ricans could have an early say in the Republican presidential primaries. They also make up one of the fastest-growing voting blocs in...