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The High Point Enterprise, N.C.Usually a political party gathering in an off year from a major election wouldn't draw much attention, but this year's 12th Congressional District Democratic Party convention takes place during anything but a normal time. Democrats from the district...
The Lewiston TribuneIf Congressman Raul Labrador's re-election campaign lost a quarter of a million bucks, the Idaho Republican would be down to his last $472. For Congressman Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, misplacing $250,000 would leave him $183,509 in the hole. Even U.S. Sen....
Tags: Finance, Michael K. Simpson, Amgen Inc., Politics, Elections
— Already looking at a possible prison term, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. could face new trouble over his apparent failure to file a financial disclosure report that is required when lawmakers leave the House. Meantime, his campaign has been...
Tribune reporterAfter losing a close, costly election in November, Republican Bob Dold wants to reclaim a U.S. House seat in north suburbs from freshman Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider. Dold, 43, elected to Congress in 2010 and defeated in 2012, has written backers...
Tags: Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, U.S. Congress, Politics, Robert Dold
During his first official public appearance in Illinois since he suffered a major stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk on Friday announced that "rehab works" and said he hopes his steady improvement serves to encourage others with medical challenges. Kirk took...
We are now a year from the June 3, 2014, primary elections in South Dakota. That is significant because South Dakota voters will choose a new U.S. senator next year. So far voters don’t have a choice. The only declared candidate is Republican...
The Hartford CourantThe co-owner of a Waterbury tobacco shop pleaded guilty on Friday to a conspiracy charge in connection with a scheme to direct illegal contributions to the campaign of former congressional candidate Christopher Donovan. George Tirado, 36, of Wolcott,...
Tribune reporterU.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has opted to bypass a run for the Republican Illinois governor nomination and instead will seek a fourth term in Congress next year, a top aide said Thursday. Schock, 31, from Peoria, ultimately decided he could do more good...
The News & ObserverIn the past year, Jonathan Broyhill told friends he was suffering both from pancreatic cancer and multiple sclerosis -- a diagnosis that was at least partially untrue. His accounts of sickness add to questions about his state of mind in the days...
Tribune reporterIllinois donors to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration included aviation giant Boeing Co., which contributed $1 million, and billionaire Penny Pritzker, who gave $250,000, according to newly filed records. Pritzker, who is being vetted by...
The News & ObserverThe man accused of fatally stabbing political strategist Jamie Hahn told both her and her husband that he was suffering from pancreatic cancer, a story that turned out to be untrue. A week ago Wednesday, at the Hahns' request, the Rev. Nancy Petty asked...
Tags: Raleigh, Murder, Politics, Pancreatic Cancer, Elections
St. Louis Post-DispatchAnn Wagner often slips out the back door of her congressional office building and crosses the street to her unpaid job -- recruiting GOP candidates across the country to run for the U.S. House in 2014. Her pitch at the other building, where the National...
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