| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Wealthy Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner is adding $500,000 of his own money to his campaign, an amount that will trigger a provision allowing his three GOP rivals and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to raise unlimited amounts from contributors.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Thumbs down on Major League Baseball for starting so many playoff and World Series games after 8 p.m., too late for children — the audience of tomorrow — to watch more than a couple of innings. Baseball survives despite the people who run it....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
If you are a lobbyist or the client of one, watch for a consumer alert warning of a political fundraising shakedown. You may get squeezed for as much as $100,000. The squeezer is one-time campaign finance reformer Democratic and Working Families Gov....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:19 PM
— The Federal Election Commission deadlocked Thursday over a proposal by the Democratic Governors Association to set up an organization that could engage in federal elections — a result that effectively permits the new group to go forward....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry can expect a forceful defense of Maryland from Gov. Martin O'Malley when Perry arrives here next week to try to lure businesses to Texas.
"Gov. Perry, frankly, has a lot more hat than cattle," O'Malley said told a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State.
Perry's press office said he will visit...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit gun manufacturer Beretta USA Wednesday during his trip to entice Maryland companies to move to the Lone Star State. Later in the day, Perry will square off on television with the governor whose state he came to criticize....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will deliver remarks in New Hampshire this fall at a dinner for the state Democratic Party, his first trip to the important presidential primary state in about a year.
O'Malley, who was already scheduled to travel extensively this...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley spent the past two days stumping and raising cash for Democrats in Florida and Ohio as the term-limited governor launched into a busy fall travel schedule that will bring him to states crucial for building a potential bid for...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:39 PM
When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more.
As an increasingly...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The Democratic Governors Association wants to conduct federal electioneering activity — things like get-out-the vote campaigns and voter identification programs — but it wants to do it with money that isn't subject to federal campaign...