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Is Hillary a Sure Thing in 2016?

Robert Kuttner raises some serious concerns about the democratic presidential field of candidates for 2016 and he is right to do so, we have to wake up and get some competitive action going on for the left. 325 more words

Barbara Mikulski, Longest-Serving Woman in Congress, to Retire

Barbara Mikulski, the Maryland Democrat who has served in Congress for nearly 40 years, will retire from her current position as U.S. Senator at the end of her term in 2016. 247 more words

Reid Stopped a Major Battle, But the War is Coming

Sen. Harry Reid summoned dozens of staffers to the Senate’s Mansfield Room Tuesday and delivered a clear message: He’s running for reelection next year.

The comments are in part aimed at putting to rest growing speculation inside the Senate that the 75-year-old Nevada Democrat — badly hurt from a painful injury to his right eye — would call it quits after nearly three decades in the chamber. 317 more words

Timothy Cronin

City Council Candidate's Use Of Personal Funds Triggers Key Ruling From Philadelphia Ethics Board

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More cash may soon be flowing into one of the most hotly-contested races for Philadelphia City Council.

The city’s Board of Ethics is doubling the campaign contributions limits for the May Democratic primary for the 2nd Councilmanic District, covering much of south and southwest Philadelphia. 152 more words