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03 Nov 2012
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Lawmakers vote to regulate California groundwater — finally
It took the most severe drought in memory for California lawmakers to approve rules to regulate the pumping of groundwater. The package of bills sent to the governor for signature establishes California as the last state in the Western U.S. to regulate ...
Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages
MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm ...
Sanders talks middle class revivial at Labor Day breakfast
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks Monday morning at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast at Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester. (DOUG ALDEN/UNION LEADER) MANCHESTER — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was warmly received Monday ...
Baker confident in his call for change
Charles D. Baker Jr. was in a pretty good mood Friday morning as he strode down the steps of the Worcester Housing Authority to speak with waiting cameramen. "I'll take it," the 6-foot-6 Republican said with a smile of the 1-point lead over front-running ...
Editorial: Miller for State Board of Education District 12
Republican Geraldine “Tincy” Miller gets our recommendation in the District 12 State Board of Education contest against Democratic challenger Lois Parrott, a former DISD trustee. This election is a rematch of their race two years ago. Miller, 79, is in ...
5 Differences Between Wolf and Governor Corbett
Common ground is scarce in the Pennsylvania governor's race, the only statewide election contest in 2014. Republican incumbent Tom Corbett is battling chronically weak polling numbers despite first-term accomplishments that include erasing a multibillion ...
Kane looks to prioritize Riverboat Grant requests
Kane County victim advocate Beth Williamson has had victims who’ve been choked, dragged by a car or beaten come to her office with fresh marks on their bodies. Williamson guides victims through the court system in domestic violence cases, sometimes ...
Pipes, Roads and Walks Crack as Los Angeles Defers Repairs
LOS ANGELES — The scene was apocalyptic: a torrent of water from a ruptured pipe valve bursting through Sunset Boulevard, hurling chunks of asphalt 40 feet into the air as it closed down the celebrated thoroughfare and inundated the campus of the ...
Seth Moulton for Congress
For the most part, Massachusetts’ members of Congress can measure their time in office not in terms, but in decades. The state’s history of extremely safe congressional seats brings some advantages in Washington, where seniority and proximity to party ...
Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the Texas border
The National Guard troops arrived here last week, outfitted in body armor and carrying pistols to help bring more security to the U.S.-Mexico border. Yet they saw little activity after taking their positions in portable towers and Border Patrol vehicles ...
Gov. Christie’s Trip to Mexico Doubles as a Foreign Policy Test
A few days after Russian forces invaded Crimea, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey was asked at a confidential meeting of Republican activists how he would have handled the situation differently from President Obama. It was not, according to several of ...
Alaska Senate race heats up with heinous crime in the spotlight
(CNN) – The campaign of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is changing a political ad to remove references to a gruesome murder case after the victims’ family called on the campaign to stop using the case for political purposes. Begich's Republican challenger ...
Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand
As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions ...
Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festival
President Obama touted a rebounding economy, campaigned for a minimum wage and fired up union workers at a Labor Day festival in Milwaukee on Monday. In a campaign-style speech to a friendly union audience of about 6,000, Obama also castigated Republicans ...
Invictus: Wounded Marine gets ready for London games
Burkett was one of only two survivors when the Osprey tilt rotor aircraft that he was piloting in Morocco crashed on April 11, 2012. Burkett had one leg amputated and may yet lose the other. However, his injuries have not slowed him down. Burkett, who is ...
Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines
WASHINGTON — Democrat Quinton Ross has represented a pretty safe district in the Alabama state Senate since 2002, when 72% of its voting-age population was black. In his last two elections, he ran unopposed. When it came time to redraw the state's ...
Obama on Labor Day touts economic gains under his leadership, is mum on pressing world concerns
President Obama used Labor Day to tout the country’s economic gains under his leadership and make an election-year case that higher wages and other progress for workers can only be achieved through a Democrat-controlled Congress. “American workers and ...
Five must-follow races for the midterms
(CNN)-- While Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, it's also the unofficial start to the campaign season. That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements. In fact, Elizabeth Wilner, senior vice ...
The Bloody Origin Of Labor Day
WASHINGTON -- Most people know Labor Day as an extra day off of work. Fewer know the holiday comes from a time when the government was offing workers. It all started with a bad recession in the early 1890s that reduced demand for railway cars, prompting ...
Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned
(CNN)-- After President Barack Obama said he didn't yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President's approach to fighting the extremist terror group. There's been the expected GOP criticism: Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R ...