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  • Harvey mayor quickly raises cash to pay fine, stay on ballot

    Harvey mayor quickly raises cash to pay fine, stay on ballot
    The mayor of a troubled suburb quickly came up with more than $70,000 in the nick of time to pay off a campaign fine and keep his name on the ballot — capping the latest unusual political drama for Harvey's longtime leader. On Tuesday, Mayor...
  • In the latest CNU poll, a deep desire for basic reforms emerges

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University seemed to have tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics -- and that the fix may go deeper than gift bans. Consider two unexpected results from the...
  • In Maryland and U.S., a rightward tilt

    In Maryland and U.S., a rightward tilt
    In both governance and elections, consequences are real. For the Democrats, their message in 2014 was so uninspiring and drab that they suffered at the polls as their supporters stayed home in droves ("O'Malley's legacy," Jan. 20). In Maryland, eight...
  • Netanyahu invitation unwise

    Netanyahu invitation unwise
    Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union...
  • School Board finalizes bond oversight panel

    School Board finalizes bond oversight panel
    A nine-member committee made up of parents, legal experts and individuals with backgrounds in finances, construction or technology will monitor how money from the $800 million school bond is spent, the Broward School Board decided Tuesday. The group will...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker forms group to boost possible presidential bid

    Wisconsin Gov. Walker forms group to boost possible presidential bid
    Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that he formed a political organization to help boost a potential 2016 presidential run, the first concrete step toward a possible campaign that comes as others are also ramping up efforts to seek...
  • Webster gets highways, but not rules

    Webster gets highways, but not rules
    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter Garden, picked up a third infrastructure subcommittee assignments Tuesday, giving him seats on House of Representatives boards that will oversee legislation dealing with highways, water resources, railroads and...
  • Keystone backers predict final Senate passage by weekend

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate is on track to pass legislation to approve TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of the week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. The Keystone legislation stalled in the Senate on Monday as Democrats...
  • Democrats pick Rep. Heck to lead national hunt for 2016 candidates

    WASHINGTON The new Congress is not even one month old, but Washington state Democratic Rep. Denny Heck is already looking ahead to the next session, making plans aimed at reviving his party in the 2016 elections. After taking a beating in 2014, Democrats...
  • Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate race

    Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate race
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not yet a candidate for U.S. Senate, and he might still skip the race altogether. But state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris made clear Monday that her Senate campaign team sees Villaraigosa, at least for now, as...
  • Move over, Sarah Palin, the GOP's got a new star

    Move over, Sarah Palin, the GOP's got a new star
    Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin, you are now officially the Republican Party's gone girls. The GOP has a new diva: Joni Ernst, the just-elected United State senator from the cornfields of Iowa. An Iraq War vet, Harley rider and gun-toting hog...