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  • DNC narrows RNC savings lead, still laden in debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowed the savings gap with its Republican counterpart in February but is still carrying $15 million in debt. The Democratic National Committee raised $7.5 million last month and ended February with $6.9 million in the bank. Its red ink...

  • Ex-Democratic Chairman Robert Strauss dies at 95

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Strauss could work with anybody — Democrats and Republicans, Americans and Soviets, Israelis and Arabs. Playing the game and making the deal made his day. Of Strauss' many accomplishments — earning a fortune in postwar investments, co-founding an international law...

  • Marion Barry endorses DC mayor amid federal probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry said Mayor Vincent Gray should be re-elected because of his experience and track record, and he brushed off concerns about a federal investigation of Gray's 2010 campaign, saying, "I know about how U.S. attorneys work." The...

  • Former Madison County judge crushes Democratic rivals in race for IL-13

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The primary race for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District ended with Ann Callis crushing her Democratic rivals, despite some groups thinking her connections to top lawmakers might hurt her chances. A traditionally Republican territory, District 13,...

  • Special election to fill California state Senate seat enters home stretch

    Morrell SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – With early voting underway, Inland Empire voters are already casting votes for the candidate they want to represent them in Calif. State Senate District 23. And if it’s the size of the candidate’s war chest that ultimately decides the...

  • RNC chairman sees Florida’s 13 District win as a sign of things to come

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Republican David Jolly’s winning the special election for Florida’s 13th congressional district could mean GOP candidates are ready to usurp seats from Democrats come November, possibly even taking the Senate back, according to the Republican National...

  • Marion Barry to endorse embattled DC mayor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is getting a boost from the man dubbed the city's "Mayor-for-Life." Former mayor Marion Barry will endorse Gray's re-election bid on Wednesday at a church in the ward Barry represents on the D.C. Council. Gray faces seven...

  • Kagan says happiest lawyers make a difference

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says the happiest lawyers are those who find a way to make a difference in other people's lives. The high court's youngest justice says the feeling of making a difference in the world is what makes people enjoy going to work every day....

  • McAuliffe starts new political action committee

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is launching a new political action committee aimed at raising money to help like-minded politicians. McAuliffe emailed supporters Monday announcing the start of Common Good VA, while also listing the accomplishments of what he called an...

  • Early voting to begin in DC mayoral race

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters are getting their first chance to cast ballots in a scandal-marred race for District of Columbia mayor. Early voting begins Monday for the district's April 1 Democratic primary, but snow is delaying the opening until 10 a.m. Mayor Vincent Gray is seeking a second...

  • GOP's Hogan making western Md. campaign swing

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Larry Hogan is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a campaign swing through western Maryland. Hogan has appearances scheduled Monday in Oakland, Cumberland, Hagerstown and Frederick. He says it's his first trip to the mostly rural,...



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