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2014/09/02 14:16
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... its treatment of minority voters, restoring what the Supreme Court took away last year. The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature crafted a law requiring types of government-issued photo...
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2014/09/02 14:11
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... run, but he could be. Corbett, with poll numbers in the toilet and under attack for a first-term that critics assail as cruel and unusual for its austere budgets and perceived cuts in...
2014/09/02 13:08
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... windfall of new, paying customers. But with an $8 billion tax on insurers due Sept. 30 -- the first time the new tax is being collected -- the industry is getting help from an unlikely source:...
2014/09/02 12:43
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In a vastly majority male Legislature, Madison’s state representatives will be mostly women in the coming year. Only 127 women have been elected to the state Legislature since the state’s first...
2014/09/02 12:40
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The repeal movement drew support from tea party groups, but Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, a Republican, blocked the bills with the support of one of the state's most powerful business groups,...
2014/09/02 12:36
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Reyes/Bay Area News Group) ( Gary Reyes ) Brown, who seeks a historic fourth term, tussles with Republican newcomer Neel Kashkari on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Sacramento. The Laguna Beach asset...
2014/09/02 10:19
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If Republicans win back the Senate, it could have a profound effect on President Obama’s final years in office. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) The House is in GOP hands, and no one thinks the...
2014/09/02 07:58
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Poll released today, down 5 percentage points from June and dropping below 50 percent for the first time since late 2011. Disapproval climbed to 43 percent. Mark DiCamillo, director of the...
2014/09/02 07:58
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... governor, Tom Del Beccaro, then the unopposed candidate for chairman of the California Republican Party, told supporters that “Democrats will bear the responsibility for what happens to...
2014/09/02 06:08
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The repeal movement drew support from tea party groups, but Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, a Republican, blocked the bills with the support of one of the state's most powerful business groups,...
2014/09/02 05:34
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... on conscience in 2009 when he vetoed a gay marriage law that had been passed by the state Legislature. In a frank new memoir being released Wednesday, the 63-year-old Douglas said that he...
2014/09/02 05:33
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... session before the Nov. 4 elections. Politically, this isn�t an easy decision for the first-term governor. His commerce secretary, Sharon Decker, is making the case to call legislators...
2014/09/02 02:33
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... be intense and rough and no-holds-barred, and it's going to be like that from now until the first week in November," said former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux, a Lighthouse Point Republican. When...
2014/09/02 02:16
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... — at least in Democratic circles. The event, which started way back when Scott made his first bid for the state House of Delegates, signals the beginning of the whirlwind political season...
2014/09/02 00:54
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... congressional races are competitive. Here is a safe prediction: Texans will elect a legislature that looks — philosophically, anyway — a lot like the legislature that it is replacing....
2014/09/02 00:20
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... on their best faces and take some jabs at each other in person when they meet Wednesday in the first debate of the campaign. The Democratic incumbent and her Republican challenger both have much...
2014/09/01 23:43
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... transportation and transit should be major issues in the coming election for governor and the Legislature. Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, is doing his part. I recently...
2014/09/01 22:10
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The final two months of campaigning in Ohio will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of statewide offices topped by governor, and of both chambers of the...
2014/09/01 18:23
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... the minimum wage by 75 cents an hour to $8 in January 2015, and to $9 in 2016. It's the first initiative to appear on a statewide ballot since 2008. Supporters of the measure, backed...
2014/09/01 18:01
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... race for an open governor's seat, Arkansas has no shortage of drama in its midterm election. Republicans view the election as a chance to complete their takeover of the state's top offices,...
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