RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Executive Branch

A collection of news and information related to Executive Branch published by this site and its partners.

Top Executive Branch Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Brown's loss was a defeat for Gov. O'Malley's presidential aspirations as well

    Brown's loss was a defeat for Gov. O'Malley's presidential aspirations as well
    Well, so much for the power of an endorsement by The Sun ("Brown for governor," Oct. 25). This election was more a referendum on the last eight years of Gov. Martin O'Malley than anything else. I think the working-class people of this state were fed...
  • UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years

    UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition increases — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are...
  • Bruce Rauner elected governor

    Bruce Rauner elected governor
    I work the late shift nearly every election day, and it's always similar: hours of waiting and then a frenzy of activity during deadline rush. Fortunately, I often end with with the winner, which photographically speaking is usually more fun. That was...
  • UC goes on offensive to sell tuition increase as opposition builds

    UC goes on offensive to sell tuition increase as opposition builds
    University of California administrators went on an offensive Thursday to sell their proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years but faced opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, legislative leaders and student activists. UC...
  • UConn Must Look Ahead, Not Back, After Win Over BC

    UConn Must Look Ahead, Not Back, After Win Over BC
    Late Wednesday and early Thursday, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh spent time going through the fun and funny text messages, voice mails and emails that tend to arrive in the wake of something like Wednesday's 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston College at...
  • Rauner still has to deal with Speaker Madigan

    Rauner still has to deal with Speaker Madigan
    Even before Bruce Rauner declared victory in the race for governor Tuesday night, he understood the most important thing: He'll have to deal with the little guy who runs things. Boss Madigan. He's controlled Illinois for decade after decade after...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's abuse-of-power case gets underway in surreal fashion

    There was no grand entrance of the accused for the media horde to document. No stirring speech on the courthouse steps. In fact, the defendant never spoke during the sometimes plodding and technical proceedings. Still, there was plenty of political...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry goes to court to fight abuse-of-power charges

    Two days after he addressed a Republican victory party here before cheering crowds, outgoing Gov. Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, made another appearance Thursday — in court. Perry was indicted in August by a Travis...
  • Could Ben Carson video foreshadow presidential bid?

    Could Ben Carson video foreshadow presidential bid?
    Ben Carson, the retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and conservative activist, may be getting a jump on the rest of the Republican presidential field for 2016 by introducing himself to voters in a video, ABC News and the Washington Times report. Carson,...
  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed. Gregory...
  • Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign

    Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign
    Following tens of millions of dollars in merciless attack ads, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday emphasized the terms “compassion” and “competitiveness” to describe his vision of Illinois as he unveiled a diverse,...