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  • Rachel Marsden: Will Obama finish as a statesman or a politician?

    PARIS -- U.S. President Barack Obama was elected in 2008 as a politician, and he's on pace to finish his presidency as one, rather than as the statesman many presumed he would become. As it currently stands, his accomplishments aren't likely to remain...
  • O'Malley sticks it to farmers on his way out the door

    O'Malley sticks it to farmers on his way out the door
    On behalf of 36,000 Maryland Farm Bureau families, I have to disagree with your editorial on the issue of the new phosphorus rules ("Phosphorus rules, finally," Nov. 18). Gov. Martin O'Malley did not get it right. In fact, this is effectively just one...
  • Wolf's Medicaid expansion plan a positive step

    Wolf's Medicaid expansion plan a positive step
    It may be an auspicious start to Tom Wolf leading our state, for hundreds of thousands of low-income residents could have expansion of Medicaid (unlike our present governor who opts for cost-sharing and limiting benefits for the impoverished). An...
  • Gansler to join Washington law firm in January

    Gansler to join Washington law firm in January
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that he will join a Washington law firm when he leaves office next month after eight years as Maryland's top lawyer. Gansler, whose term ends Jan. 12, will become a partner in BuckleySandler LLP, where...
  • Madonna and Young: Does Tom Wolf's win mean end to Pa.'s eight-year-cycle?

    Madonna and Young: Does Tom Wolf's win mean end to Pa.'s eight-year-cycle?
    Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf's historic win over incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is no exception. Why Wolf won has been discussed widely and fully analyzed. The remaining unfinished business is assessing what his victory means...
  • Second casino license coming to Philly

    Second casino license coming to Philly
    The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a public meeting Nov. 18 to award a license for Philadelphia's second casino. The scheduling of the meeting seems to assure that Philadelphia's second license will be issued to one of four applicants,...
  • Emanuel launches re-election bid with TV ad, website

    Emanuel launches re-election bid with TV ad, website
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched his re-election bid with a new campaign website Tuesday and will start airing his first TV ad Wednesday, all before either of his two major challengers have even filed paperwork to get on the Feb. 24 ballot. The moves reflect...
  • Philly hoping for Democratic National Convention

    Philly hoping for Democratic National Convention
    PHILADELPHIA — It took less than an hour, and Murat Guzel was persuaded to break out his checkbook. With his signature, the Northampton County purveyor of organic foods put up $100,000 to try to bring the Democratic National Convention to...
  • Chicago issues ride-sharing licenses to Lyft, Sidecar

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced his administration had issued the first city licenses to two ride-sharing companies, as lawmakers in Springfield consider voting this week to override Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of a bill that would impose tougher...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • Malloy: No 'Meaningful' Cuts In Business Aid

    Malloy: No 'Meaningful' Cuts In Business Aid
    Severely hoarse and running late, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy talked about one of his least controversial policies at the monthly breakfast of the MetroAlliance in Hartford Tuesday: helping new companies start up. He then left without taking questions from...