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  • FEC says candidates can use campaign money for child care costs

    In a year when Sen. Tammy Duckworth can bring her infant daughter onto the Senate floor and record numbers of women are running for office, the Federal Election Commission said candidates can use their campaign funds for child care. The FEC on Thursday ruled unanimously in favor of Liuba Grechen Shirley, a...
  • Female candidates see early boost in Texas primary

    ATLANTA (AP) – Predictions of a historic wave of female candidates on the ballot in November received an early boost after the nation’s first primary this week in Texas, with a record number of women advancing in congressional and state legislative races. Most of those candidates are Democrats, a national...
  • ESPN Names Disney Exec James Pitaro as President

    He has been a leading candidate for the job since John Skipper abruptly vacated the post last December. James Pitaro, who leads Disney’s lucrative consumer products and interactive media divisions, has been named president of ESPN and co-chair of Disney Media Networks, the company said Monday.  Pitaro has been...
  • Senate candidate Roy Moore’s son is arrested for the ninth time

    The son of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been arrested in Alabama on a misdemeanor charge linked to allegations of illegal hunting. Etowah County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Natalie Barton tells news outlets 27-year-old Caleb Moore surrendered Monday on a charge of third-degree criminal trespass. He was accused of...
  • Alabama senate candidate has close ties with pastor that condemns homosexuality!

    (CNN) Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for US Senate in Alabama, has appeared multiple times on a radio show hosted by a controversial pastor who preaches that the biblical punishment for homosexuality is death. Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, is in a runoff primary race against...