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  • Kennedy Townsend considers Senate seat

    WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former lieutenant governor of Maryland, said Wednesday that she will consider running for the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- adding her name to a long list of Democrats in the state who are...
  • Supreme Court justices sharply divided over Obamacare subsidies

    Supreme Court justices sharply divided over Obamacare subsidies
    The Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the federal tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The outcome in what Justice...
  • West Point Dean's List

    BOLTON - Cadet Alexandra Caudullo daughter of Alfred and Louise Caudullo, of Bolton, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at the U.S. Military Academy. To earn this distinction, a cadet must maintain a 3.0 average in all courses. The...
  • Mizeur weighing run for retiring Mikulski's Senate seat

    Mizeur weighing run for retiring Mikulski's Senate seat
    Former Del. Heather R. Mizeur, who gained statewide recognition in Democratic circles last year with a spirited campaign for governor, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Joanna Belanger, Mizeur's...
  • High court wades into Congressional map fight

    High court wades into Congressional map fight
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's highest court on Wednesday jumped into a long-running dispute that could alter the fate of the state's 27 members of Congress. The Florida Supreme Court held an hour-long hearing examining whether the Republican-...
  • Six steps to fix L.A.'s depressing voter turnout

    Six steps to fix L.A.'s depressing voter turnout
    With another grim election day for voter turnout, experts have talked about ways to get more people to participate. Here are some ideas: CHANGING ELECTION DATES: This is a change voters on Tuesday actually made. Charter Amendments 1 and 2, which would...
  • Fragile nature of democracy

    Obama publicly rebuked Egypt and the UAE for attacking the Islamists who beheaded 21 Christians in Libya, saying we should deal with ISIS peacefully, not violently. Then one of the perky coeds masquerading as a foreign policy expert for the Obama State...
  • Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge

    Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge
    The determined opponents of the Affordable Care Act lost their legal fight on the merits three years ago when the Supreme Court ruled that one of its central provisions — the requirement that most individuals buy health insurance or pay a penalty...
  • Ending judicial elections

    Ending judicial elections
    Electing judges by popular vote is a bad idea. Experience has taught this lesson over and over again. If you want judges to be impartial and fair (or at least appear to be), you don't force them to act like politicians making promises and seeking campaign...
  • For fundraising dinners, Palm Beach County Republicans go big while Broward party turns right

    Local Republicans are taking markedly different approaches to their highest profile fundraising events of the year. In Palm Beach County, they're going big and formal. In Broward, they are making a sharp turn to the right. First up is Chris Christie in...
  • Rawlings-Blake says she's thinking 'long and hard' about whether to run for U.S. Senate

    Rawlings-Blake says she's thinking 'long and hard' about whether to run for U.S. Senate
    As she weighs a decision to run for U.S. Senate, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she’s considering whether she can serve Baltimore better in her current job or in Congress. Rawlings-Blake, who is in her first full term, declined to...