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  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • General Assembly approves tighter ethic rules as session comes to an end

    General Assembly approves tighter ethic rules as session comes to an end
    RICHMOND — After hours of back and forth at the end of a 45-day legislative session, House and Senate negotiators struck a deal on new ethics reforms and brought the 2015 General Assembly session to a close. The new ethics rules would cap gifts...
  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...
  • McAuliffe takes post-session victory lap, thanks assembly for bipartisanship

    McAuliffe takes post-session victory lap, thanks assembly for bipartisanship
    Virginia's optimist-in-chief burned through the superlatives Tuesday to described a legislative session that left him "overjoyed" by its bipartisan successes. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he was "so excited" by the way things turned out that he feels badly...
  • Sheriff Israel files re-election papers

    Sheriff Israel files re-election papers
    Broward Sheriff Scott Israel is launching his 2016 re-election campaign. It's a soft launch. His campaign manager, Amy Rose, said the first fund-raiser will be held in March. He opened a campaign account, designated David Ferguson, the attorney, as...
  • Twitter winner takes all

    Twitter winner takes all
    The 2016 election is sprinkling down on us like a mist that will soon spin itself into a hurricane. For many of us, the hurricane will mean boarding up our social media accounts to block the torrent of political memes, cherry-picked statistics and bar...
  • Gov. Rauner wants Illinois to have right-to-work zones, which unions decry

    Gov. Rauner wants Illinois to have right-to-work zones, which unions decry
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner sets his sights on limiting the influence of unions in Illinois, he's pushing an idea he's dubbed "empowerment zones" — areas across the state where voters could decide if workers in their communities should be forced...
  • Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia hopes to rekindle Harold Washington torch at City Hall

     Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia hopes to rekindle Harold Washington torch at City Hall
    In a sign of demographic and political shifts that have swept Chicago, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia brought his mayoral campaign the other day to a steel plant in Bridgeport, the ancestral home of the Daley clan and once ground zero for the clout of white ethnics....
  • Newington Councilwoman Remembered For Service To Town

    Newington Councilwoman Remembered For Service To Town
    NEWINGTON -- Councilwoman Myra Cohen, who served the town for almost 40 years, first as a spirited watchdog and then as a dedicated public servant, died Tuesday after an extended illness. She was 90. Elected officials from both parties heaped praise...
  • Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'

    Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'
    President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
  • Vaccine controversy latest collision of politics and science

    Vaccine controversy latest collision of politics and science
    While not exactly motherhood or apple pie, stopping the spread of communicable diseases would seem to be the rare issue that transcends political differences, even in these fiercely partisan times. But the debate that arose this week over childhood...