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Elections

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  • Megan McArdle: Hillary Clinton's late start won't stop punches

    So Hillary Clinton is thinking about delaying the start of her presidential campaignuntil the summer, according to Politico's Mike Allen. As a strategic move, this makes sense to me: Why spend money and time getting a head start in a race where she has no...
  • Maryland lawmakers take fresh run at legalizing marijuana

    Maryland lawmakers take fresh run at legalizing marijuana
    In a year when budget cuts dominate debate in Annapolis, advocates for legalizing marijuana are mounting a renewed effort to get Maryland to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington state - if not now, then in a year or two. A Colorado state...
  • PA Treasurer Rob McCord to plead guilty to federal charges

    PA Treasurer Rob McCord to plead guilty to federal charges
    In an online video, state Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, gave up his post today and apologized to the citizens of Pennsylvania, his government staff and family for threatening two campaign contributors with the loss of...
  • House Approves Former Rep. Auden Grogins as a Judge Despite Strong Opposition from the NRA

    House Approves Former Rep. Auden Grogins as a Judge Despite Strong Opposition from the NRA
    The House of Representatives handily approved the judicial nomination of a former member of the chamber despite strong pushback from gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat from Bridgeport, was nominated as a Superior Court judge by Gov....
  • Lawmakers and White House champion medical advances

    WASHINGTON The Senate is starting to take a look at how to get new drugs, medical devices and treatments for cancer and other diseases to the public faster and with less expense. Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., got the effort...
  • Emanuel won't rule out property tax hike for police, fire pensions

    Emanuel won't rule out property tax hike for police, fire pensions
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday defended the way he has dealt with the city's looming financial crisis against attacks from his challengers, touting his record of crafting the city's budget during his first term but refusing to rule out a property tax...
  • Inquiry backs up Palm Beach County's handling of Ag Reserve development

    Inquiry backs up Palm Beach County's handling of Ag Reserve development
    Palm Beach County's government watchdog found no wrongdoing in the county's handling of a big development push for farmland in the Agricultural Reserve. Environmental advocates, including the Audubon Society, have raised concerns about the amount of...
  • Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition

    Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition
    The state Senate was moving quickly Friday to approve a series of nominees to various state posts on the bench and at the commissioner level. Many of the nominees were placed on "consent'' calendars that are set aside for unanimous votes for state...
  • Uber is very slick, but it all seems too oily

    Uber has a slick website, a tempting message and a lousy attitude. For months, Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties have fined the cab company that claims not to be a cab company for ignoring local regulations. Starting Sunday, Orlando will...
  • Democrats leave Philadelphia united, on message � for now

    PHILADELPHIA For House Democrats, it seemed fitting they held their annual issues conference in the City of Brotherly Love. After nearly three months of soul-searching and second-guessing in the wake of a demoralizing midterm election, it took just three...
  • Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town

    Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town
    Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday. Thursday's bombing marked the first such action by...