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  • L.A. council orders up ballot measure to shift election dates

    L.A. council orders up ballot measure to shift election dates
    Los Angeles City Council members moved Wednesday to prepare a ballot measure asking voters to change the city's election date, saying it will boost lagging turnout. On a 12 to 1 vote, the council instructed City Atty. Mike Feuer to prepare a measure for...
  • Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer

    Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer
    With sole authority over the state's $29.7 billion pension fund, the state treasurer wields enormous power and responsibilities for state retirees and their beneficiaries. Democratic Treasurer Denise Nappier has overseen the pension fund for the past...
  • Biden tries to give Democrats boost in suburbs

    Biden tries to give Democrats boost in suburbs
    Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Lake County on Wednesday, trying to boost Democratic prospects in races for U.S. Senate, governor and Congress. “It’s not 2016, it’s today,” Biden told the cheering crowd, offering a warning...
  • McCaffery suspension may pit king's power against will of the people

    McCaffery suspension may pit king's power against will of the people
    HARRISBURG — King's Bench power. It's a 12th-century legal authority the Legislature bestowed in 1722 on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, granting the court constitutional authority over legal and supervisory aspects of the court system in the...
  • Colorado candidates for U.S. Senate effectively tied: Reuters-Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The two candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado, one of the states that could decide whether Republicans win control of the upper chamber of Congress on Nov. 4, are effectively tied, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll...
  • Votes cast for losing candidates aren't wasted

    The election is almost here. Some people will be voting for a particular party. Some need to see commercials and debates to make up their mind. That's everyone's prerogative and part of what makes America great. For those who are still unsure, I offer...
  • Kittleman for county executive

    Kittleman for county executive
    There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both...
  • Celebrities supporting Hong Kong protests face blowback

    Celebrities supporting Hong Kong protests face blowback
    Will actors Chow Yun-fat, Tony Leung and dozens of other celebrities who have spoken out in support of Hong Kong’s democracy protests face career blowback in mainland China for voicing their views? Apple Daily and other Hong Kong-based...
  • Grimes turns to Bill Clinton as she battles McConnell in Kentucky

    En route to his 1992 victory, Bill Clinton held one last campaign stop in Kentucky - at the time a bellwether state in presidential contests. In an acknowledgment of how the state has turned against national Democrats, the former president came here...
  • State Democrats launch effort on voting rights

    State Democrats launch effort on voting rights
    The state Democratic Party, mindful of past "shenanigans" at the polls, launched a program Wednesday that they said would protect Marylanders' right to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Two of the party's senior leaders, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and U.S. Rep....
  • Ritter Faces Lerman, Again, In 1st House District Race

    Ritter Faces Lerman, Again, In 1st House District Race
    Democrat Matthew Ritter has run for the 1st House District two times, and each time he was opposed by Republican Kenneth Lerman and won. Lerman, who is running against Ritter again, is hoping that the third time is the charm, but knows the odds aren't...