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  • Did black voters deliver for Rick Scott?

    Did black voters deliver for Rick Scott?
    Did Florida’s black vote seal the deal in re-electing Republican Gov. Rick Scott? If so, Democrats should be concerned about one of their key voting blocs. The governor did the unthinkable, at least according to political convention. He doubled...
  • Hollywood turns out for Academy's Governors Awards honorees

    Hollywood turns out for Academy's Governors Awards honorees
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences went global with its honorary Governors Awards on Saturday evening in Hollywood, paying tribute to three movie legends — Irish-born actress Maureen O'Hara, Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and...
  • McGinty to serve as Wolf's chief of staff

    McGinty to serve as Wolf's chief of staff
    In his first staffing decision as governor-elect, Tom Wolf announced this morning that he’s tapped Katie McGinty to serve as his chief of staff. McGinty, who went from Wolf’s primary rival to leading the PAC that supported him, is a...
  • Busch and Miller will fight Hogan

    Busch and Miller will fight Hogan
    The consequence of Larry Hogan's election as governor is that now Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch will go into stupid mode like they did when Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. was governor. Maryland deserves...
  • George W. Bush makes case for brother Jeb to run for president in 2016

    George W. Bush makes case for brother Jeb to run for president in 2016
    Former Republican President George W. Bush said in an interview that aired Sunday that there was a "50-50" chance his younger brother, Jeb, would run for president in 2016. "He's wrestling with the decision," the former president said on CBS' "Face...
  • Good riddance to O'Malley

    Good riddance to O'Malley
    As I watched election returns last Tuesday night, I was astonished when I heard MSNBC discussing the Maryland governor's race and Larry Hogan ahead in the voting. Turning to the local channels, I listened to the concession speech of Lt. Gov. Anthony...
  • New FSU president Thrasher hears student demands

    New FSU president Thrasher hears student demands
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida State University President John Thrasher didn't ease into his new office on Monday. The 70-year-old former state senator from St. Augustine spent the first hour in his new position talking with a group of about 25...
  • Water district considers using storm money for pay increases

    Water district considers using storm money for pay increases
    Taxpayer money intended for hurricane recovery could possibly be used to boost pay at the South Florida Water Management District, according to a district proposal. While that could clash with rules for how to use money from the Federal Emergency...
  • Thanks, G-Man Gary Shapiro, for your quiet war on Chicago criminals

    Thanks, G-Man Gary Shapiro, for your quiet war on Chicago criminals
    Shall we judge Gary Shapiro by the sleazy company he's kept in Chicago? Over here we have Joey "The Clown" Lombardo, James Marcello and Frank Calabrese Sr., all top mobsters sentenced to life for some of the Chicago Outfit's most notorious murders and...
  • Free of Ebola, New York City doctor to be released from hospital

    Free of Ebola, New York City doctor to be released from hospital
    A New York City doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola after working with patients in West Africa will be released on Tuesday from a hospital where he has been treated for the disease, the hospital said. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, had been held in isolation in...
  • With mid-term elections over, state politicians jump to 2016, beyond

    Now the real fun begins. For California politicos who spent the last year yawning over a predictable top-of-the-ticket race, what has been shimmering in the distance is suddenly much closer. The next few statewide elections hold the promise of...