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  • 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...
  • Is Hogan inevitable in 2018?

    Is Hogan inevitable in 2018?
    I couldn't decide whether I was more amused or bemused by Richard J. Cross III's op-ed about the possible Democratic candidates for governor four years from now ("Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?" Nov. 15). Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan hasn't even...
  • Is The Sun affiliated with the Republican Party?

    Is The Sun affiliated with the Republican Party?
    I'm really getting tired of the negative comments against Democratic politicians that are made by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. ("Hillary all over again," Nov. 16). Is it necessary to publish his negative comments every week? If you're going to...
  • New Florida House speaker discusses legislative priorities

    New Florida House speaker discusses legislative priorities
    Rep. Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, formally moved into one of the most-powerful jobs in the state Tuesday, becoming the House speaker. First elected in 2008, Crisafulli has chaired the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee, was deeply...
  • Reader to The Sun: Hogan won, get used to it

    Reader to The Sun: Hogan won, get used to it
    I agree with letter writer David Byran that Governor-elect Larry Hogan has done Maryland and the entire country a great service ("Good riddance to "O'Malley," Oct. 10). Gov. Martin O'Malley is finished. He and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown can now settle...