Tea Party Conservative, Liberal Team Up in New Efficiency Caucus Launched by Gardner, above, and Welch, the 10-member caucus aims to expand the use of energy-saving performance contracts. A tea party conservative and Northeastern liberal teamed up last week to give energy efficiency efforts a symbolic push in the House ... 12/10/2012 - 3:44 pm | View Link
Orrin Hatch Defeats Dan Liljenquist At Home Caucus While the final delegate counts from Thursday night's Republican caucuses in Utah will likely not be known until early next week, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R) scored an important win on his chief primary opponent's home turf. Hatch supporters captured the ... 03/16/2012 - 6:03 am | View Link
Tuesday’s Republican Primaries and Caucus Send Messages to Romney and Obama (Weblog and News Roundup) The Daily Kos’…Kos: With victories in Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri, Santorum can now boast four states to Romney’s ... vote there was effectively a straw poll. But by winning more than 100,000 votes in a swing-state battleground, Santorum ... 02/8/2012 - 3:50 am | View Link
Maxine Waters and Congressional Black Caucus need to be ‘unleashed’ It’s a fight that brought to the surface the complicated, schizophrenic bind that black members of Congress find themselves in with the administration of the first black president of the United States and their constituents who love him. And her response ... 08/18/2011 - 2:46 am | View Link
Progressives Caucus remains intact, becomes a plurality of House Dems and in doing so, at least get our talking points in front of swing voters. We need a renewed 50-state campaign strategy even in hopelessly red districts/states/regions ... because of that Health Care Reform thingy, according to all the Wall St. Wonks. 11/4/2010 - 2:36 am | View Link
Oregon Politics News | Northwest US Politics & Elections ... Get the latest Oregon politics & elections news. Find Oregon, northwest and national politics, elections results, campaign, and legislature news articles, photos and ... 08/30/2014 - 12:18 pm | View Website
Bridgeport Roundup ... staff member at the Center for Family Justice, a domestic violence and sexual abuse prevention organization in Bridgeport with a satellite office in Fairfield ... 08/30/2014 - 6:34 am | View Website
Norwalk Roundup ... before 1 p.m., and 15 minutes later, the fire had involved much of the home, according to a report in The Hour . Norwalk firefighters were joined by firefighters ... 08/30/2014 - 4:11 am | View Website
Latest Polls State of the Union. Obama Job Approval Congressional Job Approval Direction of Country Approval of Health Care Law 08/30/2014 - 3:21 am | View Website
The Ballot 2014 The tea party’s 2014 campaign cycle ended with a dud Thursday when Sen. Lamar Alexander beat his opponent, state Rep. Joe Carr. The race was closer than polls had ... 08/29/2014 - 7:43 pm | View Website
Weeks after the tight finish in the June controller’s race highlighted major weaknesses in California’s recount law, legislation to create taxpayer-funded automatic recounts in close contests bogged down in partisan fighting and died.
ALBANY — Former Gov. David Paterson slammed a surging lieutenant governor candidate, saying the insurgent liberal Democrat is treating the position “like it’s a joke instead of a real job.” Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu is challenging Cuomo’s choice, former Buffalo-area Rep. Kathleen Hochul, in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary — and Wu is riding high after an endorsement by the New York Times.
A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power. The tweet was later deleted, followed by another from Perry's account that disavowed the post.
Incumbents favored in Vermont midterm electionsBarre Montpelier Times ArgusMONTPELIER — This election cycle is shaping up to be a favorable one for Vermont incumbents. With about two months to go until the Nov. 4 election, Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin holds a 20-to-1 fundraising lead over Republican challenger Scott Milne.and more »