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  • Hawaii: Democrat David Ige wins governorship in 3-way race

    Hawaii: Democrat David Ige wins governorship in 3-way race
    Nature is unpredictable here in the 50th state, as are politics -- up to a point. As often happens here, Democrats won big Tuesday night.  First, Hurricane Iselle shook up the primary season. Then state Sen. David Ige unseated incumbent Gov. Neil...
  • Republicans Now Hold Most Seats In Connecticut House Since 1994

    Republicans Now Hold Most Seats In Connecticut House Since 1994
    The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut — it landed in the state House of Representatives. Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday and now have their highest total since 1994, the year that Newt Gingrich swept to...
  • Some voters sound angry, some resigned to their choice

    Some voters sound angry, some resigned to their choice
    Russ Mason, a gas-fitting contractor, is a Democrat. But his party affiliation was inconsequential as he went to the polls in Baltimore's Madison Park neighborhood and registered a spirited, sweeping protest against the last two terms of Democratic rule...
  • Why Hogan won

    Why Hogan won
    Why was Larry Hogan elected governor? The answer is simple: Mr. Hogan ran a clean campaign, unlike his opponent, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, whose campaign targeted Mr. Hogan with repeated negative attacks that failed to resonate with voters ("Hogan defeats...
  • Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term

    Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term
    California voters decisively elected Gov. Jerry Brown to a historic fourth term Tuesday, a rare bright spot for Democrats on a night when Republicans celebrated huge victories in the rest of the nation. Brown handily defeated GOP challenger Neel...
  • Oregon governor reelected despite fiancee revealing sham marriage

    Oregon governor reelected despite fiancee revealing sham marriage
    Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber won a fourth term Tuesday despite a campaign marred by personal and professional setbacks -- including his fiancee's confession to a sham marriage. Kitzhaber, a physician, has been dogged by the failure of Oregon’s state...
  • Brown's loss may cost O'Malley his presidential ambitions

    Brown's loss may cost O'Malley his presidential ambitions
    It is refreshing to know that in a few months there will be positive changes in Annapolis and that they are beginning already ("Hogan defeats Brown," Nov. 5). I believe Governor-elect Larry Hogan will serve Maryland devoid of trickery, smoke and...
  • Why Tom Foley Lost

    Why Tom Foley Lost
    We asked prominent Republicans Lowell P. Weicker Jr., Chris Healy and Carol Platt Liebau why Tom Foley lost the governor's election. Here are their theories. Former Gov. Lowell P. Weicker Jr. The losers? Tom Foley, the Republican Party and the state...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    Marylanders woke up to a new governor-elect. Here's what you need to know to start your Wednesday.    WEATHER Partly sunny today with rain commencing later this evening and continuing into Thursday. So, keep that raincoat and bumbershoot nearby,...
  • Malloy Stayed True To His Party, And Won

    Malloy Stayed True To His Party, And Won
    When my dad was drafted in World War II, he was sent 1,500 miles from his home in the Bronx to basic training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. To make life a little easier, married soldiers were allowed to live off the base. So my mom, originally from Brooklyn,...
  • Shellacking, Part Deux

    Shellacking, Part Deux
    Coast to coast, that was pretty much a whuppin' that the GOP laid on the Democrats -- another mid-term "shellacking" for the party of President Barack Obama, as he put it four years ago. The Senate is now solidly Republican, the House is even more...