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  • Politics And Prison: From Serving The Public To Serving Time

    Politics And Prison: From Serving The Public To Serving Time
    It was during a run of particularly good luck for law enforcement but bad luck for the political class that the FBI issued an assessment of the local political landscape that has lost none of its bite. "If things keep going the way they have been in...
  • Dems' clout dims

    Dems' clout dims
    Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin should realize it's not about the bacon; they were elected to protect the residents of Maryland from federal overreach. Yet they have become the type of politicians who think they know what is best for the...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism
    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • O'Malley asks to meet with families of death row inmates' victims

    O'Malley asks to meet with families of death row inmates' victims
    With two months left in office, Gov. Martin O'Malley has asked to meet with at least two families whose loved ones were killed by men on Maryland's death row — a move that might signal the governor is poised to take action on death penalty cases....
  • Upstate New York braces for more snow; NFL moves football game

    Upstate New York braces for more snow; NFL moves football game
    As the Buffalo, N.Y., area braced for a second wintry wallop, officials warned the public to be alert for roofs that could collapse from the weight of snow, and the NFL announced that Sunday’s football game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York...
  • Cost-of-living raises boost pay of top Pennsylvania officials

    Cost-of-living raises boost pay of top Pennsylvania officials
    It pays to be on the payroll of Pennsylvania state government. An automatic 1.6 percent cost-of-living increase will boost salaries of lawmakers, judges, the governor and his cabinet. That means the base salary in one of the nation's largest state...
  • Bruce Rauner says he hopes Illinois Supreme Court gives clue on pension law

     Bruce Rauner says he hopes Illinois Supreme Court gives clue on pension law
    Making his first post-election appearance at the Capitol on Thursday, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner said he hopes the Illinois Supreme Court eventually will provide guidance on what changes are acceptable when it comes to fixing the state's more than $100...
  • Hogan, Brown spent a combined $24 million

    Hogan, Brown spent a combined $24 million
    Despite the barrage of political ads that assailed the eyes and ears of Marylanders in the recent governor's race, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan didn't set a spending record. Spending by the Hogan and Brown campaigns —...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...