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  • Exclusive: IRS enforcement agent numbers could drop to lowest levels since 1970s

    Exclusive: IRS enforcement agent numbers could drop to lowest levels since 1970s
    Budget pressures at the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigation Division are cutting the number of investigators there to the lowest level in four decades, and officials say the changes are forcing the division to scale back its fight of...
  • Connecticut's Independent Party Opts for Dependency

    OK, so you would think that a guiding principle of a political organization calling itself the Independent Party would be to act, you know, independently. Apparently, this is not the case in Connecticut. This past week, Connecticut's Independent Party...
  • Why people don't vote

    To the editor: Referendums for mandating workers' sick leave and raising minimum wages indeed might increase voter turnout in municipal elections. But so would a more generic referendum of a sort: Place a "none of the above" option on the ballot beneath...
  • Establishment Republican defeats tea party foe in Alaska Senate race

    The tea party’s victory drought against establishment Republicans persisted in the hard-fought battle for the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Alaska, as former state Atty. Gen. Dan Sullivan defeated tea party favorite Joe Miller....
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues

    With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached out to his supporters this week asking them for campaign cash — not for his campaign, but for that of Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat. Although Franken is a former Saturday Night Live...
  • In Alaska Senate race, Republicans rally around Republicans

    The final days in the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate offered some only-in-Alaska moments, as when the three major candidates were asked in a debate about whether they'd eaten salmon in the last week. Tea party candidate Joe Miller:...
  • Ann McFeatters: Export-Import Bank fight not exactly a battle royal

    WASHINGTON The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elections, which Republicans hope will mean they take over the Senate and smite President Barack Obama even harder. And, so, we wonder, what is impassioning...
  • Dynasty or democracy? [Commentary]

    Dynasty or democracy? [Commentary]
    Twenty-eight out of 36 — no, that was not my batting average this past softball season. Rather, these are numbers that everyone in America should be concerned about. As we lurch inexorably toward the 2016 Presidential election, we are waiting...
  • Arizona treasurer claims victory in Republican primary for governor

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey claimed victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican nominee to replace outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has clashed repeatedly with the White House over illegal immigration....
  • Tea party versus business backers in the bayou

    WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...