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  • CDC recommends looser Ebola monitoring than state quarantines for health workers

    CDC recommends looser Ebola monitoring than state quarantines for health workers
    The federal government announced new guidelines Monday for monitoring healthcare workers returning from West Africa that are far less restrictive than the quarantines that some states put in place for aid workers at risk of contracting Ebola. The...
  • Teachers have lost much during Gov. Scott's term

    Teachers have lost much during Gov. Scott's term
    I find the tax rise claim in Gov. Rick Scott's commercial against Charlie Crist to be utterly ludicrous. Since Scott took office, not only have I lost $200 a month paying his teacher tax, but have also lost my former tax deduction for an IRA due to this...
  • Election Day Cake: A Recipe For A 'Red Letter Day'

    Election Day Cake: A Recipe For A 'Red Letter Day'
    In the Colonial era, Connecticut had a rare political privilege. Unlike most of the 13 colonies at the time, its citizens had the right to elect their own governor, rather than being ruled by a royal governor chosen by the British king, or one appointed...
  • Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue

    Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue
    The Supreme Court justices sounded sharply and closely split Monday over whether the president or Congress has the power to decide whether passports of American children born in Jerusalem may be stamped with “Israel.” The outcome could...
  • Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending

    Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending
    For months, a billion-dollar ad blitz has flooded the airwaves here and in other closely contested states leading up to Tuesday's midterm election, another sign that the nation has entered a new era in political spending driven less by candidates and more...
  • Ad war in governor's race tops $8.5 million

    Ad war in governor's race tops $8.5 million
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown, Republican Larry Hogan and their respective boosters have together spent more than $8.5 million on political television ads in the Baltimore-Washington region since the June primary, a review of federal filings show. Brown and...
  • Virginia's incentive money for luring business starts running low

     Virginia's incentive money for luring business starts running low
    During a trade mission to Asia that concludes Wednesday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has touted many of the assets that he says make Virginia a no-brainer for business: its tax base, location, regulatory environment, international airport and port....
  • The politicians of both major parties have failed us; it's time to look elsewhere for our leaders

    The politicians of both major parties have failed us; it's time to look elsewhere for our leaders
    I have to respectfully disagree with Del. Heather Mizeur regarding writing her in for governor ("Mizeur: Don't write me in for governor," Oct. 28). I will still be writing in Ms. Mizeur for governor or voting for a third party. It's time that...
  • Why Rauner will defeat Quinn

    Why Rauner will defeat Quinn
    My prediction for Tuesday's Illinois gubernatorial election: Vince Rauner in a squeaker. Now, I know what you're saying. First, my predictions prior to the March primary were so spectacularly bad — Doug Truax over Jim Oberweis; Toni Berrios...
  • Election Day is here

    Election Day is here
    It’s Election Day, the polls are open, and sunny skies are forecast for much of Pennsylvania. Will good weather boost what some has worried will be sluggish voter turnout? In the governor's race, Democratic challenger Tom Wolf’s double-digit...
  • Brown, Hogan make final pitch for votes

    Brown, Hogan make final pitch for votes
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan wound up their fiercely contested race for governor Monday with a final pitch for the votes of Marylanders. Brown was the beneficiary of a rally at Baltimore's War Memorial on Monday afternoon where...