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  • New Indian leader Modi raises issue of rape on Independence Day

    India’s new leader marked his first Independence Day in power Friday with a strongly worded speech urging the nation to confront the issue of rape following a series of highly publicized assaults. “When we hear about incidents of rape, our...
  • 'Spice' overdoses prompt state of emergency in N.H.

    'Spice' overdoses prompt state of emergency in N.H.
    New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan declared a state of emergency Thursday after more than 40 people overdosed on synthetic cannabinoid, also known as "spice." At least 41 people in Manchester suffered “serious medical reactions,” and at...
  • Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades

    Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades
    Republican Larry Hogan marveled at the giant stuffed animals inside an oversized claw game, a machine bigger than the back room in the campaign bus he rode into Ocean City Friday morning. “These are a lot bigger than the ones I used as a kid,&...
  • More Virginia budget cuts coming; McAuliffe: "No one in this room should be shocked"

    Here's the nut of a speech Gov. Terry McAuliffe is giving members of the Virginia House appropriations and Senate finance committees right now, pasted from his prepared remarks. The underlines are the governor's. Total general fund revenues and...
  • McDonnell trial: Judge denies defense request to dismiss charges

    McDonnell trial: Judge denies defense request to dismiss charges
    RICHMOND¬† — Federal Judge James R. Spencer will leave Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s case in a jury's hands, he said Friday, denying the couple’s longshot request that he dismiss the charges against them. This is a common motion in...
  • McDonnell trial: Prosecution rests, defense to begin Monday

    McDonnell trial: Prosecution rests, defense to begin Monday
    RICHMOND – The United States rested its case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Thursday, and the defense will present its side of this convoluted story starting Monday. McDonnell’s attorneys have promised he will testify, though...
  • Bus stop Charlie

    Bus stop Charlie
    Ex-governor Charlie Crist continued to pound Gov. Rick Scott for his 2011 and '12 cuts to education funding Thursday as Crist's school bus tour of major Florida cities rolled through Orlando in the 2014 governor's race. Joined by former state senator...
  • Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary

    Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary
    Nan Rich doesn’t like discussing the “what if” question, as in what if she loses the race for the Democratic nomination for governor in the Aug 26 primary. The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston is the underdog, behind...
  • Election Analysts Move Conn. Governor's Race From "Lean Democrat" To "Toss-Up"

    A national election analysis group Friday changed its rating of Connecticut's race for governor, moving it to the most competitive category on the vulnerability spectrum. Greenwich Republican Tom Foley is running against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • Sharief hit with negative mailer

    Sharief hit with negative mailer
    Some election contests are friendly, some are civil, and then there's the race between Barbara Sharief and Alexandra Davis. We got a glimpse of the hostility at the Sun Sentinel editorial board. (See video, which is just as useful without sound, with...
  • Quinn wants Rauner running mate to apologize to cows for 'tipping' remark

    Quinn wants Rauner running mate to apologize to cows for 'tipping' remark
    SPRINGFIELD --- Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is milking an Upstate-Downstate kerfuffle with Republican Bruce Rauner's running mate over an udderly moooo-ving issue: Cow Tipping. Quinn suggested Republican lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti...