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  • Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.

    Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.
    The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade. Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
  • Mayoral Candidate Slams Hartford Plan To Hire PR Firm

    Mayoral Candidate Slams Hartford Plan To Hire PR Firm
    HARTFORD -- Democratic mayoral challenger Luke Bronin Monday criticized Mayor Pedro Segarra for moving to hire a marketing and public relations consultant to enhance the city's image during an election year. Bronin questioned the city's Feb. 3...
  • COD president cancels forum for trustee candidates

    COD president cancels forum for trustee candidates
    College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has banned a forum for Board of Trustee candidates from taking place on campus, college spokesman Joe Moore said. School administration recently told leaders of the College of DuPage Adjunct Association that...
  • Robert B. Reich: Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the American...
  • Mikulski's retirement creates rare opening in Md.

    Mikulski's retirement creates rare opening in Md.
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's startling announcement Monday that she will not seek re-election in 2016 after more than four decades in elected office set off a political free-for-all as Maryland's most powerful politicians began to position themselves for...
  • Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics

    Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics
    Barbara A. Mikulski, a 4-foot-11 social worker from Highlandtown, helped stop a highway that threatened Southeast Baltimore. She broke into politics when women on Baltimore's City Council were still called girls — and rose to become a U.S. senator,...
  • Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term
    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski announced her retirement Monday in Baltimore. Mikulski, speaking at the podium by herself, said she spent considerable time thinking about how she wanted to spend the next two years and ultimately decided she didn't want to...
  • California Legislature hits a lull

    SACRAMENTO — It's quiet at the California Capitol. While activity traditionally lags in the first few months of a legislative session, it's downright sleepy at the statehouse.------------ FOR THE RECORD: Capitol scene: On the Monday Business...
  • 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...