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  • High court ruling opens door for robot presidents

     High court ruling opens door for robot presidents
    Ever wondered what it would be like if our nation was ruled by a robotic oligarch? I have. It's all spelled out in my unoptioned screenplay, "Robot-Prez: Is the Office Oval ... or Evil?" While that's a fictional work of fiction, we might be seeing...
  • Campaign Finance: The Rich Win Again

    Continuing its selfless advocacy for the very rich, the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday struck down federal limits on the total amount of money a donor can give to candidates, political parties and political action committees. Prior to the court's 5-4...
  • Another round of food stamp cuts in states

    WASHINGTON A fresh round of food stamp cuts at the state level are underway, on top of federal food stamp reductions that hit millions of Americans twice since November. In some states, policymakers have imposed additional cuts that jeopardize benefits...
  • 2016 Republican hopefuls hope to woo Jewish donors

    2016 Republican hopefuls hope to woo Jewish donors
    LAS VEGAS — Long before voters begin paying attention to the 2016 presidential contest, the quiet race for the Republican Party's most elite donors was well under way in recent days as potential candidates made a pilgrimage west to court prolific...
  • States pursue tax cuts as recovery takes hold

    WASHINGTON Maybe New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should borrow a pair of crutches. They might have helped Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's cause. Dayton, a Democrat, hobbled into the state Capitol five weeks after major hip surgery and blasted lawmakers for...
  • Chris Christie to address Sands' Sheldon Adelson, GOP Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas

    TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who says he has not ruled out running for president, is in Las Vegas to address a crowd — and one mega-donor in particular — that could wield significant influence in the 2016 race....
  • Poll: Americans cool to New Jersey's Christie as Mass. Sen. Warren rises

    WASHINGTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fell to ninth place from his top spot among favored U.S. politicians after a scandal over traffic lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, according to a Quinnipiac University ranking released...
  • Christie to address Adelson, GOP Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas

    TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who said Thursday that he has not ruled out running for president, will travel this weekend to Las Vegas, where he will address a crowd and one mega-donor in particular that could wield significant influence...
  • Mikva: Why Pat Quinn should be re-elected

    Mikva: Why Pat Quinn should be re-elected
    Chicago attorney Newton N. Minow and I have been friends since our high school days in Milwaukee more than 70 years ago. Our careers, families and political judgment have been remarkably parallel during that entire period. That is why I was so shocked...
  • Quinn, Rauner battle to be big on populism, attacks

    Quinn, Rauner battle to be big on populism, attacks
    The fall campaign for Illinois governor between Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner will feature dueling brands of populism, campaign bankrolls in the tens of millions of dollars and plenty of scorched-earth attacks from...
  • Jeb Bush leads GOP hopefuls to Vegas to woo Sheldon Adelson

    As the 2016 Republican hopefuls quietly court donors this year, few have as much attraction as billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who, along with wife Miriam, gave more than $92 million to campaign groups in 2012. That's why some of the top...
  • In some states, new benefits for 529 savers

    Parents and grandparents often turn to state 529 savings plans to sock away money for a child's future college costs. But many states recently have made changes to their programs, and with the tax filing deadline fast approaching, savers who don't pay...