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  • A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?

    A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?
    How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison? How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
  • Rand Paul says U.S. intervention made Islamic State stronger

    Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that the United States’ intervention in the Middle East has made the Islamic State militant group stronger, and that he voted this week against arming Syrian rebels because he fears the weapons would end up in the hands of...
  • 'Gerrymander meander' highlights twisted district

    'Gerrymander meander' highlights twisted district
    No one has called Maryland's 3rd Congressional District pretty. The irregular shape of the district currently represented by Rep. John Sarbanes has been compared to a Rorschach test and a crime scene blood spatter spread across Central Maryland. The New...
  • Spending, war disputes to dog post-election, lame-duck Congress

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress will face a contentious post-election session in November dominated by a longer-term spending bill and more wrenching questions over President Barack Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq and...
  • Boehner pivots to jobs, economy in run-up to November election

    Jobs and the economy remain tops on voters' minds heading into the midterm election, and House Speaker John A. Boehner wants to re-focus his Republican Party on a "five points" pocketbook agenda before November. The speaker, known for an unwavering...
  • Black lawmakers map out plans to boost Democrats this fall

    WASHINGTON With control of the Senate up for grabs this fall, the Congressional Black Caucus is hitting the road to bolster Democrats facing tough races in the Deep South. Several CBC members outlined their get-out-the-vote efforts at a news conference...
  • Midterm election ads strike increasingly negative tone

    As Democrats and Republicans wrestle for control of the Senate, voters are facing an onslaught of political ads around the country that are striking an increasingly negative tone, even more so than in past election cycles. From the end of August to...
  • Republican senator says 2015 could be time for U.S. oil export bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top supporter in the U.S. Congress for reversing the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, said next year could be the time for a bill on lifting the restriction. "I think it may be timely then,"...
  • Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels

    Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels
    What was supposed to be a no-drama final session of Congress before the campaign season turned into anything but as President Obama's new strategy to combat the threat fromĀ Islamic State resulted in a wrenching vote that is likely to reverberate through...
  • Angry with Washington, 1 in 4 Americans open to state secession

    Angry with Washington, 1 in 4 Americans open to state secession
    The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Some 23.9 percent of...
  • Being a wealthy Democrat seems to be OK

    It seems like a hundred times a day, every TV station broadcasts Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign ad disparaging Republican candidate Bruce Rauner because Rauner is rich — as if being rich is bad. My guess is 98 percent of Americans wish...