| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Bob Fireovid, a national program leader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, has been planning to retire in late September.
But now that the Office of Personnel Management has finally released its long-awaited guidelines on phased...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:37 PM
ROCKY HILL — It was a battle of resumes Sunday morning as the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor sought to convince voters that they are the best qualified for the job.
Penny Bacchiochi, a state representative from Stafford, and...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Both decry use of the N-word, but two of Broward's leading African-American politicians said a white politician's use of the racial epithet wouldn't automatically mean they'd vote against him.
The subject isn't just theory.
It sparked a spirited...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is set to aggressively expand the amount of shelter available to children apprehended at the southern U.S. border, with plans to house as many as 1,000 additional young immigrants in Chicago by the end of this year....
| Jun 29, 2014
Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests.
The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There's an old rule in journalism: All you need are three good examples to prove a trend.
And by that measure, writer Robert Draper had more than he needed to declare a new "libertarian moment" in American politics. In a New York Times Magazine cover...
| Aug 13, 2014
Florida has always been a state driven by innovation and imagination to create exponential economic opportunities. Now, as the fourth most populous state and a nationally recognized leader for workforce development, we are poised to help job seekers,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off.
Democrat Anthony G....
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot.
That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Low blow in Texas
Even in the no-holds-barred world of Texas politics, the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry last week was a low blow. A grand jury in Austin, a Democratic Party hotbed, indicted Perry, a Republican with presidential aspirations, on two...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:54 PM
An inner-city Baltimore grocery chain is closing its stores, delivering a blow to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's efforts to eliminate the city's "food deserts" and provide more residents with healthy eating options.
An official of Stop Shop Save, a...