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  • Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown

    Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown
    Democrat Douglas F. Gansler sharpened his public attacks against rival Anthony G. Brown, charging Wednesday that his chief political opponent "did absolutely nothing" during his tenure as lieutenant governor and failed at the two main tasks he was given....
  • CNU student pollsters test Medicaid issue

    CNU student pollsters test Medicaid issue
    NEWPORT NEWS — There were 19 questions in all and when Betsy Comita finally got a fourth person to answer, out of the hundred calls she placed that night from the survey research lab at Christopher Newport University, the man rattled through in...
  • Californians overwhelmingly approve new education standards: poll

    SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Most Californians support dramatic changes set to take hold in public education, including funneling more money to schools with disadvantaged students and implementing rigorous national standards known as the common core...
  • Judge Jodi Remke appointed to head California ethics watchdog agency

    SACRAMENTO -- With ethics scandals rocking the Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as the new head of California’s ethics watchdog agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys. Joann M. “Jodi” Remke, who...
  • Ukraine 'chocolate king' could win May 25 vote in first round: poll

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian confectionery tycoon Petro Poroshenko has a chance of winning the May 25 presidential election in the first round, an opinion poll indicated on Wednesday. It found 48.4 percent of Ukrainians who planned to vote favored...
  • Grandmother Hillary

    Grandmother Hillary
    — The word is out that Chelsea Clinton is with child, making the favorite Democratic presidential "nominee" a soon-to-be grandmother. The headlines were inevitable — "Grandma Hillary" — followed by the similarly crucial question:...
  • Undecided voters dominate in new gubernatorial poll

    Undecided voters dominate in new gubernatorial poll
    “Undecided” continues to hold a commanding lead in both the Democratic and Republican primary races for governor, according to a new poll released Wednesday by St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The poll, an inaugural venture by the...
  • David Swerdlick: Cory Booker is an optimist, but can he break Senate gridlock?

    All along the way of Sen. Cory Booker's political rise, in one way or another he's been cast in and played the good-guy role. He rose to prominence as the upstart Newark, N.J., city councilman depicted in the documentary Street Fight. As Newark's mayor,...
  • Democratic governors challenge Connecticut campaign finance law

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Democratic Governors' Association on Wednesday sued the state of Connecticut, saying its laws on political spending are unconstitutionally broad and limit the ability of political groups to buy independent ads backing candidates. The...
  • Colombia ICRC says peace may solve mystery of disappeared

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - A government peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels may help solve the mystery behind tens of thousands of Colombians who disappeared during 50 years of war, a Red Cross official said on Wednesday. Negotiations between the FARC, or...
  • Mitt Romney endorses Tony Strickland for Congress to help GOP

    Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, taking a broadening role in efforts to help candidates of his party, on Wednesday endorsed former state legislator Tony Strickland, the Strickland campaign announced. The former state assemblyman and...