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  • Meghan McCain, Liz Cheney: Next gen

     
    by Mark Silva Time for some new blood in the Republican Party, says Meghan McCain, blood relative (daughter) of the GOP's losing 2008 presidential nominee. But it's not dad she's talking about here. The blogger-writer-daughter of the Arizona senator,...
  • Kathleen Sebelius sworn in, goes to work

     
    by Mark Silva After the Senate confirmed the last of President Barack Obama's Cabinet appointees today, the president immediately swore in Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in the Oval Office this evening. Then he sent her to work:.......
  • Blago: May Still be on "Celebrity"

     
    I now know why "Blago" Blagojevich allegedly shook down people to allegedly make money off of Barack Obama's senate seat - to become a TV star, and ultimately get his own TV show, challenge Oprah for daytime supremacy, or......
  • Ex-Assemblyman says his piece in pension scandal

     
    Former Assemb. Michael Cohen, left, tells the Queens Tribune in an interview linked here that in leaving the Legislature in 2005, "Nothing occurred to me that anything untoward, suspicious or illegal had gone on in order for me to......
  • Other firms, other disclosures in pension probe

     
    While no new figures have been charged in the growing pay-to-play scandal surrounding pension funds run by New York and other jurisdictions, several disclosures have come to light in the last day-and-some: -- Former state Comptroller H. Carl McCall's........
  • Governor appoints Tebow to council on physical fitness

     
    Add promoting physical fitness to Heisman Trophy-winning UF quarterback Tim Tebow???s list of things to do. On Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Crist appointed Tebow to co-chair the Governor???s Council on Physical Fitness. He doesn???t have to pull all the...
  • Obama's budget cuts: Memory lapses

     
    by Christi Parsons, Jim Tankersley and Mark Silva It was only three years ago that then-Sen. Barack Obama voted for a delicate political compromise to pay Wyoming and other coal states $1.5 billion in future years from a mine clean-up......
  • Charlie Crist or Rick Scott: Who gets your vote?

     
    Charlie Crist's political makeover is nearly complete, as the one-time Florida Republican governor gave a speech endorsing Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. Now the big question: Will he officially become a Democrat and run...
  • Same-sex marriage: 'Ayep,' in Maine

     
    by Mark Silva and updated again at 5 pm EDT "Ayep.'' With the stroke of a governor's pen, the first man to take this man will be able to step forward in the fourth state, Maine, to acknowledge same-sex marriage.......
  • Gov. Crist office: Not yet ready to pick McCarty replacement

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist isn't quite ready to pick a replacement for Mary McCarty's spot on the county commission, despite earlier reports that the governor might announce a decision this week. Sterling Ivey, press secretary, said the governor's people were...
  • Ohio: John Kasich filing for guv today

     
    by Mark Silva It's getting to be that time again: The 2010 elections are right around the corner, and they're going to get pretty interesting in some of the most heavily contested states and congressional districts next year. In Ohio,......