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  • A wise ruling on judicial elections and campaign finance

    A wise ruling on judicial elections and campaign finance
    The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. hasn't been friendly to legislative attempts to reduce the corrupting influence of money in election campaigns. But on Wednesday the court finally found a campaign finance regulation it could...
  • Vote, and win $25,000: It's a losing idea

    Vote, and win $25,000: It's a losing idea
    Frustrated by the appallingly low turnout in local elections, the nonprofit Southwest Voter Registration Education Project is planning a cash lottery — or voteria — to get voters to the polls for the Los Angeles Board of Education District 5...
  • Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned

    Mike Huckabee edges toward 2016 run; May 5 announcement planned
    Inching closer to a second try for president, Republican Mike Huckabee said Friday he would announce his intentions next month in Hope, Ark., the hometown he shares with former President Clinton. “I think it will be worth tuning in for,”...
  • Obama coalition isn't a coupon that Hillary Clinton can redeem for votes

    Obama coalition isn't a coupon that Hillary Clinton can redeem for votes
    In news only slightly more surprising than this morning's sunrise, Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she is running for president again. The announcement came in the form of a clever video, in which Clinton says she wants to be a “champion”...
  • Q&A: Bernie Sanders on Hillary, 2016 and personality politics

    Q&A: Bernie Sanders on Hillary, 2016 and personality politics
    Bernie Sanders, one of Vermont's U.S. senators, is mulling a 2016 run for president, as either a Democrat or independent. He is expected to announce his decision in a few weeks. During a recent testing-the-waters swing through Iowa, the self-described...
  • Race, partisan politics, outside money fueling Winter Park mayor's contest

    Race, partisan politics, outside money fueling Winter Park mayor's contest
    Racial politics have entered the Winter Park mayor's race — a contest already heated because of a flood of money from outside groups. The two candidates, Commissioner Steve Leary and former Circuit Judge Cynthia Mackinnon, have each raised more...
  • Changing election dates is the first step to engaging voters

    Changing election dates is the first step to engaging voters
    At this point, it's not even a surprise anymore: A measly 10% or so of voters cast ballots in Tuesday's elections, which included half the seats on the City Council, several school board and community college board seats and two ballot measures. That'...
  • Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate

    Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate
    Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van...
  • Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr.

    Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr.
    Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr., a retired Howard County circuit judge whose legal career spanned nearly four decades, died Feb. 24 of heart failure while vacationing in Hilton Head, S.C. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 86. "Judge Sybert...
  • 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...
  • It's not just L.A. -- other major cities struggle with low voter turnout

    It's not just L.A. -- other major cities struggle with low voter turnout
    Los Angeles is not the only city struggling with low voter turnout. Turnout in New York’s 2013 mayoral race was 26% and last week’s mayoral race in Chicago garnered 34% turnout, according to unofficial results. Just under 21% of registered...