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  • 10 moments that won or lost Senate control

    WASHINGTON The 2014 battle for the Senate has featured a fewcandidate bumbles and somecolorful characters. So far, it's lacked any cycle-defining gaffes "Todd Akin moments" but there are still a few days to go until Election Day and potentially two...
  • Obama heads to Maine to campaign for Democrat running for governor

    Obama heads to Maine to campaign for Democrat running for governor
    President Obama, who hopes to boost the fortunes of Democratic gubernatorial candidates in some states he carried in 2012, traveled to Maine on Thursday for Mike Michaud, who is in a close three-way race. The visit came at what could be a turning...
  • Rainbow revolution: US welcoming gay marriage, changing politics

    WASHINGTON It would have been unimaginable even a couple of years ago. The most powerful Republican in Washington flew to San Diego this month to help raise money for an openly gay candidate for the House of Representatives. House Speaker John Boehner,...
  • In Georgia's U.S. Senate race, it's all about ... race

    In the final stretch of one of the nation's most competitive Senate contests, the politics of race — always present in this Southern capital — are dominating the campaign. Long, festive lines of mostly African American voters stretched...
  • Alaska incumbent Sen. Mark Begich avoids even saying 'Obama'

    The simple question is at the top of many minds this grumpy election season, even among the 1,000 or so high school students gathered for a televised debate: "How will you work to reach across partisan lines to accomplish real goals?" Incumbent Sen....
  • How does campaign financing affect polarization?

    WASHINGTON An interesting debate is swirling around next Tuesday's midterm elections for Congress. It involves the extent to which the sources, amounts and uses of campaign contributions will affect not only the outcomes of various hotly contested races...
  • Is money the only difference between winning and losing?

    Is money the only difference between winning and losing?
    Steve Schuh is the Tea Party Republican running for Anne Arundel County executive against Democrat George Johnson. I'm guessing green is Mr. Schuh's favorite color ("Schuh leads Johnson in Anne Arundel poll," Oct. 24). According to Mr. Schuh's most...
  • Around U.S., races for governor going down to the wire

    From Maine to Alaska, nearly a dozen races for governor remain too close to call as the midterm election moves into its final days, an unusually large number that indicates the problems faced by incumbents in both parties at a time of voter discontent....
  • Chapter One: With Thanks To Ben Franklin

    Chapter One: With Thanks To Ben Franklin
    The birth of The Connecticut Courant in 1764 was the fortunate outcome of Thomas Green's misfortune, when the master printer suddenly found himself fired by Benjamin Franklin. A fourth-generation printer, Green had been publishing the state's first...
  • Sen. Cornyn campaigns for a GOP majority and a powerful perch for himself

    WASHINGTON Republican Sen. John Cornyn's re-election campaign looks to be in comfortable shape as Tuesday's voting approaches, but the Texan is still pushing hard because as his party's political prospects rise and fall, so do his own. If the GOP wins...
  • Durbin opposes super PACs but benefits from one of them

     Durbin opposes super PACs but benefits from one of them
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin long has criticized the loosening of limits on political spending, and blamed the Supreme Court last month for giving a "privileged clique and corporate titans the power to drown out the voices of ordinary Americans." But...