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  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam calls for Medicaid expansion

     Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam calls for Medicaid expansion
    The key to providing access to quality health care for those with a mental illness lies in the expansion of Medicaid, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday to a crowd of 500 at the 25th annual Thanksgiving banquet of Hampton-Newport News Community Services...
  • Remembering the deaths that exposed corruption in Illinois

    Remembering the deaths that exposed corruption in Illinois
    For Scott and Janet Willis, there is pain and there are blessings, there is reason to feel sadness and reason to thank God, even if they can't answer all the questions, because life goes on and they know God has a plan. "We're 67 years old — we...
  • Brown went negative and paid the price

    As far as I'm concerned, Anthony Brown can really trace his election loss to the Democratic Governors Association money that fueled the negative campaign against Republican Larry Hogan. Mr. Brown's campaign was directed at non-issues — a woman's...
  • Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election

    Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election
    Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly. Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to...
  • Scattered Thoughts on Foley, Malloy and Registrar of Voters for Dummies

    Scattered Thoughts on Foley, Malloy and Registrar of Voters for Dummies
    Random thoughts, rants and ravings on the election: Have the Republicans finally learned their lesson? Greenwich millionaires are now 0-4 running for statewide office? Maybe next time they should endorse a self-funding millionaire from a different town?...
  • Governors Award's Jean-Claude Carriere Says Key to Success: 'Enjoy Work. And Don't Smoke'

    Jean-Claude Carriere will receive an Honorary Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Governors Awards Saturday, a feather in the cap of a nearly 60-year screenwriting career -- but most certainly not an actual cap to it, he says....
  • Oscar Goes Global With Its 4 Governors Awards Recipients

    On Saturday evening, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will bestow three Honorary Oscars, and one Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The reception will be held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. In just a few years, the...
  • Hayao Miyazaki: Governors Award Recipient Says 'I Intend to Work Until the Day I Die'

    At age 73, Hayao Miyazaki is still capable of surprises. He has an atelier, just behind the main Studio Ghibli building, on a narrow and quiet street in a suburb of Tokyo. Surrounded by trees, it looks like the sort of rustic resort cottage a well-off...
  • Governors Award Recipient Harry Belafonte: 'We Have to Work Harder'

    Harry Belafonte, who will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at Saturday's Governors Awards, calls it a "validation" to receive recognition from "an institution that has been so dominant in American culture," but hastens to add that Hollywood...
  • Florida Dems can't match its campaign with candidate

    Florida Dems can't match its campaign with candidate
    Here is the post-election reality for Democrats in Florida: Despite nearly $100 million spent on his behalf — including $12 million of his own money after saying he wouldn't self-finance — Rick Scott couldn't budge his standing with voters....
  • Last-minute Obamacare bill in for Monday's special session

    RICHMOND – Legislators will have an Affordable Care Act bill before them when they reconvene Monday for what was supposed to be a brief session on judicial elections and a budgetary tweak. Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment, R-James...