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  • GOP poll shows Hogan closing in on Brown

    Maryland Republicans released a party-sponsored poll Friday that they say shows GOP gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan in a virtual tie with Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. The poll, conducted by XXXXXXXXXXXX, shows Brown clinging to a XX-XX lead...
  • Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45

    Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45
    California's Obamacare exchange and the state insurance commissioner are on a collision course over Proposition 45, a popular ballot measure aimed at reining in health insurance rates. Covered California officials lashed out at the statewide ballot...
  • Term limits off the ballot, and that's OK

    Term limits off the ballot, and that's OK
    Once again, term limits are dead in Illinois. A petition drive spearheaded by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner to place a binding referendum on the November ballot to impose an eight-year limit on state legislative terms was ruled...
  • Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders

    Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders
    The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
  • Brown to strike first on airwaves

    Brown to strike first on airwaves
    If the first political ad for the general election is any indication, the battle for the governor's mansion may take a negative tone, some political observers say. Democrat Anthony G. Brown released a 30-second TV spot Friday that takes a swipe at his...
  • Primary Voter Turnout Marks GOP's Lowest Participation Rate Since 1986

    Voter turnout figures released this week reveal that participation in this month's statewide Republican primaries was the party's lowest in nearly three decades. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said that 21 percent of registered Republicans voted...
  • Corbett administration releases records showing state garage usage of education adviser Ron Tomalis

    HARRISBURG — The state Department of Education released eight months of records it says show when the governor's higher education adviser entered and exited a state parking garage, a move that's part of an effort to quash criticism that he was a no-...
  • Ice ice baby: Their Take

    Ice ice baby What do Lady Gaga, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" have in common? They've all dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of ending a deadly neurodegenerative disease. You could be next. As of...
  • McDonald's names new U.S. president amid sales slump

    McDonald's names new U.S. president amid sales slump
    Amid lackluster sales, Oak Brook-based McDonald’s Corp. said Friday that the head of its U.S. operations will retire and replaced by a former company executive. Jeff Stratton, 58, will retire on Oct. 15, after less than two years as president of...
  • Insight: Brazil's slump hits job market as election approaches

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. For years, low...
  • Time to build Peotone Airport or walk away

    State leaders are talking again about that little town 44 miles south of Chicago. Peotone. Followed by "airport." Peotone has been the designated site for a new regional airport for more than 20 years. On paper. Not a single spade of dirt has turned....