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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...
  • Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says

    Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says
    WASHINGTON — Hours before President Barack Obama wrapped up his prime-time State of the Union address, Sen. Pat Toomey's staff went over the logistics of their boss' response. Included was how to meet up with Toomey afterward on the other side...
  • Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 lane closings

    TRENTON, N.J. U.S. prosecutors interviewed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as part of a probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closings in 2013. "Governor Christie made clear from Day One that he and his administration would fully cooperate with all...
  • Where is the line for leaders issuing executive orders?

    If the 2010 mid-term elections were according to President Obama “a shellacking,” then it’s going to take a lot to strip away the pain of the Republican Party’s midterm election victory in 2014. For the first time in eight years,...
  • Jay Ambrose: Obama helped by staying out of the way, but here he comes

    For most of his six years in office, President Barack Obama utilized virtually every means a Keynesian imagination can cook up to give us the worst economic recovery since World War II. First came a waddling, often misdirected, utterly confused, obese...
  • In Venezuela, state-issued textbooks boost socialist projects while teaching math and history

    Students here study math by calculating the benefits of government land takeovers. They practice English by reciting where late President Hugo Chavez was born and learn civics by explaining why the elderly should give him thanks. Pro-administration...
  • Christie, mulling White House run, faces decision on Cowboys game

    TRENTON, N.J. As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie considers whether to enter the 2016 presidential race, first he has to decide whether to attend a football game. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who paid for the governor's Jan. 4 trip to see the team win...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker to test the presidential waters at Iowa gathering

    MADISON, Wis. Here goes. Gov. Scott Walker is proving this week that his presidential bid isn't just a daydream of his conservative admirers and news media prowling for the next big political story. On Thursday, he announced he will appear alongside...
  • Chris Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 N.J. lane closings

    Chris Christie interviewed by prosecutors over 2013 N.J. lane closings
    U.S. prosecutors interviewed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as part of a probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closings in 2013. “Governor Christie made clear from Day One that he and his administration would fully cooperate with all...
  • We were promised space lasers: State of the Union's biggest flops

    On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will honor an American tradition as old as George Washington: the State of the Union. It's a chance to check in on the present and make some pledges for our future. It's that future bit that got us thinking: If all that...
  • Why didn't the U.S. show up for Paris march?

    President Obama was the only major Western leader to skip the greatest anti-terror rally in history ("White House says it erred in not sending a higher-level official to Paris anti-terror march," Jan. 13). Mr. Obama remains unusually deferential and...