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  • For Navajo Nation, candidate stirs questions about saving dying language

    For Navajo Nation, candidate stirs questions about saving dying language
    Navajo elder Jay Tsosie winces when he recalls those torturous classroom drills from his childhood. Back when the 77-year-old was a skinny, rambunctious schoolboy, teachers from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs tried to exorcise a part of Tsosie...
  • Brown brings in $4.1 million over recent stretch, while GOP raises $770,000 for Hogan effort

    Brown brings in $4.1 million over recent stretch, while GOP raises $770,000 for Hogan effort
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown reported Friday that he has raised $4.1 million for his race over the last two months. The Brown campaign said that, together with the Maryland Democratic Party, it has about $900,000 in cash on hand...
  • Voters to consider special elections for mayor, county executives

    This election, Maryland voters are being asked to consider something fundamental to democracy: elections. Voters statewide will decide whether to approve an amendment to the Maryland Constitution that would allow local governments to hold a special...
  • Sun-Times needs more sunshine on recent troubling story

     Sun-Times needs more sunshine on recent troubling story
    I was hesitant to write about recent developments at the Sun-Times — the biggest story in my little world last week — until seemingly hundreds of readers insisted I do so. "Who's gonna tell me what to think about all that craziness?" they...
  • Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades. In the final television debate...
  • JR McBride, member of DuPage County Board since 2006, dies at 47

    JR McBride, member of DuPage County Board since 2006, dies at 47
    Jerome F. "JR" McBride Jr., a member of the DuPage County Board since 2006, died of complications from brain tumors Friday morning while in hospice care at his Glen Ellyn home, said his mother, Ellen McBride. Mr. McBride, 47, a Republican, represented...
  • Chris Christie, George P. Bush: Sunday guests

    Chris Christie, George P. Bush: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The program also features former Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra and Michael Leiter, former director, U.S....
  • Crime and race produce fact-free exchange during Florida debate

     Crime and race produce fact-free exchange during Florida debate
    Congratulations Florida. Our two candidates for governor moved from the political debacle forever known as "Fangate" to a more traditional slugfest of a debate in Jacksonville. The only thing missing from this week's exchange were the onstage security...
  • Harris donates to new GOP fund engaging in state races

    Harris donates to new GOP fund engaging in state races
    Rep. Andy Harris, the state's top-elected Republican official, is attempting to boost GOP candidates running in Maryland legislative races by pumping money into a new organization made possible by relaxed federal campaign finance rules, recently filed...
  • Libertarian traverses Maryland to make his case for governor

    It's a hefty trip from southern Calvert County to Havre de Grace, but not even the thought of driving 111 miles on crowded Interstate 95 could dampen Shawn Quinn's spirits. Quinn, 52, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, had taken the day off...
  • L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business

    L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business
    The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million. Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver have directly collected a...