| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Federal employees will be allowed to carry money on their health savings accounts into the next year following a months-long lobbying effort by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland and other lawmakers in the region.
Some 323,000 federal workers set aside a...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The case for recess
How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people.
| May 27, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The conservative movement last week unveiled another effort to show that compassion for the downtrodden of society is what really animates its economic policies, which on the surface appear designed to widen the gap between the haves and the have-nots....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, but the race among GOP candidates seeking to take him on in November has become a dead heat just days before Tuesday's election, according to a new USC...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks), a candidate for California governor, said Monday that he was "cautiously optimistic" in advance of Tuesday's primary election, and discounted recent polling showing his GOP rival was gaining momentum.
| May 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, the leading Republicans vying for the chance to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, clashed Thursday in a scrappy debate that highlighted the split between the tea party and establishment factions of the state GOP....
| May 22, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there.
Kashkari, a Laguna Beach resident seeking to become the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Jerry Brown for governor this fall, said money...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Sen. Mitch McConnell's easy victory over his tea party opponent in Kentucky's Republican primary Tuesday presents a tidy storyline: the establishment strikes back.
In the primary season so far, McConnell and fellow GOP incumbents have successfully out-...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:46 PM
It finally sank in for Suzanne Rotondo when Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced Wednesday he wouldn't contest a federal judge's ruling striking down the state's ban on gay marriage: She could finally get a divorce.
The Keystone State was the last...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Sparking the latest controversy in the governor's race, Republican candidate Tim Donnelly is claiming that GOP rival Neel Kashkari supports fundamentalist Islamic law.
"Given the recent stories and protests about the outrage of the discriminatory nature...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
In 2008, when Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson needed someone to run the controversial bailout of the nation's banks, he turned to a trusted and unflappable aide who had followed him from Goldman Sachs to Washington — Neel Kashkari.