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Political Campaigning Turning Ugly

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Nov 27
As we enter the holiday season, the U.S. Presidential campaign is becoming anything but merry.

Clinton Proposes Tax Break for Caregivers

FINANCE | By Catherine Lucey | Nov 23
Pledging to invest in the "caring economy," Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a new tax break Sunday for people caring for aging parents and grandparents.

Democrats Planning Multi-Year Strategy to Recapture Seats

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Nov 18
Democrats need to map out a multi-year election strategy to maintain the White House, recapture seats in Congress and in state legislatures and rebuild their bench of candidates.

Can-Do Campaign Biographies: There's Often More to the Story

POLITICS | By Nancy Benac | Nov 15
For an electorate hungering for authenticity, a strong back story matters. But, just as tales at the dinner table sometimes get embellished, so do stories on the campaign trail.

In San Francisco, Trans Policy Plays A Role in Sheriff's Election

POLITICS | By Khaled Sayed | Oct 31
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who haven't had surgery according to their birth sex have raised criticism from people in his department and has become an issue as he tries to hold onto his job.

Trump's Republican Critics Pushing for GOP-Backed Takedown

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Oct 21
Don't expect Democrats to take down Donald Trump. If the GOP's baffled establishment wants to dismiss their party's billionaire presidential front-runner, it appears they'll have to do it themselves.

Bush and Trump Spar Over 9/11 Blame

Trump said on Sunday that things would have been "much different" if he had been in office.

Challenges Clinton Will Face in First Democratic Debate

Democratic presidential candidates face off Tuesday night for their first debate.

Is Trump® a Muzzle on Free Speech?

POLITICS | By Sue O'Connell | Sep 24
Mr. Trump is not the first candidate to have a name that is also a brand. But will Mr. Trump's legal team crackdown on Trump latex masks? Life-size cut-out stand-ups?

Election 2015: Openly Gay Candidates Take to the Ballot Across Carolina

POLITICS | By Matt Comer | Aug 15
A record number of openly gay and lesbian people are tossing their hat into the ring for a chance to represent constituents in cities and towns across North Carolina.

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