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  • Abolish the Illinois office of lieutenant governor

    Abolish the Illinois office of lieutenant governor
    In 1981, then-Lt. Gov. Dave O'Neal famously resigned his post, citing boredom as the reason. In 1994, Lt. Gov. Bob Kustra tried to resign to become a radio host but decided to keep his job because of Gov. Jim Edgar's health concerns. Kustra ultimately did...
  • Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'

    Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'
    BOSTON--It seems, at times, that nearly everyone in Boston knew someone who ran in last year's Boston Marathon, who watched it, or who responded to the bombs that went off at the finish line on Boylston Street. Many of those Bostonians returned to the...
  • Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor

    Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has emerged as a major force in his party's chase for campaign cash, collecting more money since he joined the race three months ago than his rivals took in all of last year, figures from the campaign show....
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • O'Malley fundraising takes a pause in first quarter

    O'Malley fundraising takes a pause in first quarter
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, who has said he is considering a run for president in 2016, will report raising just more than $104,000 in two federal political committees during the first three months of this year. The number is a far cry from the $1.7 million...
  • Gansler proposes eliminating state prosecutor's office

    Gansler proposes eliminating state prosecutor's office
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is proposing to eliminate the state prosecutor's office, the independent agency that secured a string of high-profile political convictions in recent years. Gansler, a Democrat running for governor, called the...
  • GOP Chief Seeks Probe Of DOT, Malloy Friend

    The state's Republican chairman said Tuesday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy should call for an investigation into the state Department of Transportation – now that a company working on a major highway project has fired and is suing a top executive for...
  • Republican Candidates Race Toward $250,000 Threshold

    HARTFORD — With one month to go before the state Republican convention, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield has raised the highest amount of any candidate for governor in the all-important money race. McKinney had raised more than...
  • GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments

    GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments
    updated 5:10 p.m. 04/15/14  with full story on the issue. The full text of Lew Oliver's apology follows at the bottom. Orange County’s Republican chairman Lew Oliver issued an apology for comments he made about Puerto Rico last week, yet many...
  • Poll: Christie regaining, but Clinton trounces entire GOP field

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton isn't only the strong front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but she's well ahead of every potential Republican rival, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. The former secretary of state rolled up...
  • Gov. Malloy To Visit With Seniors Tuesday

    Gov. Dannel Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will hold a community forum with senior citizens Tuesday, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., at 330 Park Ave. Malloy plans to discuss responsible management of the state's finances, efforts to support job growth,...