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Florida lawmakers crowed last week, with some justification, about passing a "historic" package of ethics reforms. But they squandered a historic chance to deliver true campaign finance reform in another package they sent to Gov. Rick Scott's desk....
ReutersLISBON, May 6 (Reuters) - Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos replaced the country's finance and construction ministers on Monday in the first cabinet re-shuffle since he led his MPLA party to a large election win last August. The president has...
WASHINGTON – Making official what many Democrats have expected for weeks, President Obama plans to nominate Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker, a longtime political supporter and heavyweight fundraiser, as his new Commerce secretary on...
Reuters* In Washington, barge industry courts lawmakers from river states * Critics question plan to boost already large subsidies for waterway traffic * Shipping industry has a history of support in Congress By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - As...
Johns Hopkins announced Saturday a $4.5 billion fundraising goal — among the largest in the country — to help the university and health system address some of the world's most challenging issues, including water scarcity, education quality and...
Tags: Education, Politics, Financial Aid, Elections, Medical Research
Lawmakers put to bed another legislative session Friday night and, as usual, some people in Florida came out big winners and others came out losers. Teachers and state workers got raises in the state budget, the insurance industry held onto a 26-year-...
CHARLESTON, S.C. — At a harborside reception overlooking Ft. Sumter, where the Civil War began, Mark Sanford batted away a TV reporter's question about the latest insult to his comeback campaign: an unwanted endorsement from pornographer Larry...
The Hartford CourantRepublican 5th District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg blasted the district’s Democratic congresswoman, Elizabeth Esty, for accepting tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from people who work in, or lobby for, the energy...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Chris Murphy, Lobbying, Northeast Utilities
Surrounded by kids as he accepted money from a soft-drink company for nutrition and exercise classes, Rahm Emanuel was asked if it might make more sense for children's health to take a harder line on the sale of sugary drinks. "I'm here about making...
Tags: Elections, White House, Strikes, Murder, Rahm Emanuel
ReutersBy Stuart Grudgings KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 (Reuters) - Malaysians vote on Sunday in an election that could weaken or even end the rule of one of the world's longest-lived coalitions, which faces a stiff challenge from an opposition pledging to clean up...
Florida House and Senate leaders banged their gavels at 7:16 Friday evening, bringing the 2013 legislative session to a close. Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, and House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, joined each other on the...
Tags: Rick Scott, Politics, Don Gaetz
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor should never have retired from the U.S. Supreme Court. She is an 83-year-old with plenty of energy, which she expends hearing lower-court cases, giving speeches, and making me want to tear my hair out by talking like the...
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