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  • Despite reforms, Democrats plagued by low turnout

    Despite reforms, Democrats plagued by low turnout
    TALLAHASSEE — In Orlando, a contingent of black ministers and political activists is gearing up to encourage young voters to cast ballots in honor of gunned-down Trayvon Martin. In South Florida, they will be turning to Hollywood stars. It's part...
  • Rauner puts another $1.5 million into Illinois governor campaign

    Rauner puts another $1.5 million into Illinois governor campaign
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has added another $1.5 million in personal funds to his campaign to replace Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, bringing his out-of-pocket contributions to nearly $12.6 million, state election records showed today....
  • Yet another poll ... PPP has Warner up 13 points

    Polling the polls for the U.S. Senate race. And the latest result in, from PPP, finds Sen. Mark Warner with a 13 percentage point lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. The pollster, which mostly works for Democrats, found 48 percent of...
  • Santorum joins 2016 hopefuls at conservative confab

    Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum was among the potential 2016 presidential contenders wooing conservative activists this weekend at the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. Greeted with a standing ovation from the ballroom crowd...
  • Money talks: Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states

    HARRISBURG Pennsylvania (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states where financial pragmatism is...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder to step down, successor faces array of challenges

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department....
  • Virginians back airstrikes against Islamic State

    Nearly two thirds of Virginians approve of U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State, according to a statewide survey released today by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.    The survey found 63 percent of voters...
  • A show of disunity at California GOP convention

    A show of disunity at California GOP convention
    It was a double indignity for Neel Kashkari this weekend when not just one but two fellow Republicans on November's statewide ballot declined to endorse his campaign to oust Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. When Kashkari reached for an analogy Saturday to...
  • As Republicans seek growth, a difficult fork in the road ahead

    Democrats have their problems: A lame duck president whose popularity has slumped,  just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But Republicans were facing multiple sources of tension, in...
  • Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment

    Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment
    A diverse coalition of business groups, unions and transit advocates is urging Maryland voters to put a constitutional "lockbox" on state transportation funds, making it harder for governors and lawmakers to divert the money to other purposes. Andrew...
  • Selling Mitch McConnell: What's love got to do with it?

    PADUCAH Ky (Reuters) - Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has a dour public persona and many of his constituents don't view him as a "real Kentuckian," according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that underscores...