TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online.
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017

National Politics

Harrison drops out of DNC race, backs Perez

South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison is exiting the race for Democratic National Committee chairman and throwing his support to Tom Perez, solidifying the former Labor Secretary's place as the front-runner in the still-volatile contest
Updated: 1 hour ago
NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection

NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection

New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence
Updated: 4 hours ago

DNC race remains tight as energized Democrats combat Trump

The contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid days before Democratic activists meet to pick a new party chair, as national leaders grapple with how to turn an outpouring of liberal protest to President Trump into political gains
Published: 02/23/17

South Dakota House approves limits on out-of-state donations

A bill that aims to restrict the flow of out-of-state money into South Dakota ballot question campaigns has passed through the state House
Published: 02/22/17

Vermont House recount ends after ballot discrepancy found

Republican Robert Frenier's new state House seat is safe after a technicality abruptly ended a recount
Published: 02/22/17

Poll: Trump approval rating at 51 percent in Tennessee

A new poll shows President Donald Trump's approval rating in Tennessee is around 50 percent three months after he won the state by a wide margin in the general election
Published: 02/22/17

Turnout tops 8 percent in Wisconsin superintendent race

Turnout in the primary for Wisconsin state superintendent exceeded the average of recent similar elections
Published: 02/22/17

Malloy, Wyman throw support to national popular vote bill

Connecticut's Democratic governor and lieutenant governor are backing legislation that would require Connecticut to join a group of states that plan to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationally
Published: 02/22/17
Wisconsin state schools superintendent field to be narrowed

Wisconsin state schools superintendent field to be narrowed

The field of candidates running for Wisconsin state schools superintendent is being narrowed
Published: 02/22/17

Deal reached over unfinished development tied to Trump aide

The remaining condo owner in a failed New Jersey waterfront development has reached an undisclosed settlement with a New York-based real estate company tied to Republican President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner
Published: 02/21/17