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  • Hogan stumps in Bel Air Thursday as early voting closes

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan made his way through Harford County Thursday evening a few hours before the close of eight days of early voting in advance of Tuesday's general election. Almost 11 percent of Harford's nearly 164,800 active...
  • A sneak peak at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
  • Stuck in the Muck of Another Midterm Election

    Stuck in the Muck of Another Midterm Election
    Wading into the current election is like swimming in a swamp. It is smelly and nasty, yet we dive in anyway, hoping we will find something nice under the muck. What should be an important moment for American voters is submerged in a cesspool of negative...
  • This election could drive you to drink

    This election could drive you to drink
      In the years following the 2010 elections when Florida had elected Rick Scott as its governor, I was forced to field some tough comments from friends and family in Connecticut, New York and California. The most common was: “Your governor looks...
  • Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far

    Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far
    The mayor of this town is young, telegenic and smart. And she has — please forgive me for using this phrase — gone a little bit rogue. Republican Ashley Swearengin has bucked her party on California's high-speed rail (she supports it). She has...
  • Governor's Race Spending Passes $25 Million

    Governor's Race Spending Passes $25 Million
    Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race continued at a feverish pace this week and has now gone past the $25 million mark. Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67 million in one week,...
  • Why I'm voting for Pat Quinn

    Why I'm voting for Pat Quinn
    Last Sunday in these pages, under the headline "Why I'm voting for Bruce Rauner," my colleague Steve Chapman explained why he favors the Republican challenger in next week's gubernatorial election. Today, in response, I'll explain why I favor...
  • Paul Simon bassist celebrates end of apartheid

    Paul Simon bassist celebrates end of apartheid
    Apartheid is over, at least officially, in South Africa. Twenty years ago the country had its first all-race election that ended its system of segregation. Nelson Mandela was elected as the nation's first non-white president. Bakithi Kumalo lived in...
  • Three Plainville Residents Battle For 22nd State House Seat

    Three Plainville Residents Battle For 22<sup>n</sup><sup>d</sup> State House Seat
    PLAINVILLE — Three town residents — the Democrat incumbent, the Republican challenger and a political newcomer who petitioned to get onto the ballot — are battling to represent the 22nd House District, which includes all of Plainville...
  • Skintight Florida governor's race may go late next week

    Skintight Florida governor's race may go late next week
    TALLAHASSEE — After $100 million in ads, "fangate" and a slew of political celebrity weigh-ins from Bill Clinton to Chris Christie, Florida's gubernatorial battle likely will be decided in the wee hours of the night next week by a handful of votes....
  • Governors, raining taxpayer $ on Illinois

    Governors, raining taxpayer $ on Illinois
    The announcements from Gov. Pat Quinn's office arrived via email bearing the official state of Illinois seal, signaling Real Government Business. But we all knew what they really were: campaign-ish announcements disguised as Real Government Business....