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  • GOP fares well among LCF voters

    GOP fares well among LCF voters
    La Caņada voters bucked the statewide trend to vote Democrat and instead largely backed GOP candidates in the Nov. 4 General Election, according to results posted by the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters office. La Caņadans also turned out more...
  • Alaska Governor Parnell concedes election to challenger Bill Walker

    Alaska's Republican Governor Sean Parnell conceded defeat on Saturday more than a week after a closely contested election, saying it was in the state's best interest to move forward with an orderly transition to challenger Bill Walker. Walker, an...
  • Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election

    Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election
    Facing a tough midterm election, Democrats put aside some of their remaining scruples about the new age of unlimited campaign spending and courted unions and hedge-fund billionaires for big checks to try to salvage a Senate majority. They spent a lot of...
  • Hillary all over again

    Hillary all over again
    With the exception of President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton is the most recognized American politician of this era. Today, she is far and away the Democratic front runner for president. Many believe she is the odds on favorite to win it all — a...
  • Illinois fifth in nation for bicycle deaths

    Illinois fifth in nation for bicycle deaths
    Illinois is among the top states for bicyclist fatalities, a report said Monday. In its annual Spotlight on Highway Safety: Bicyclist Safety report, the Governors Highway Safety Association found that Illinois rounded out the five states with highest...
  • Brown loss not about race

    I read the recent articles in The Sun regarding the circumstances of Larry Hogan's victory over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown ("Hogan and Brown: tortoise and hare?" Nov. 12). Mr. Brown lost to Mr. Hogan for a few very simple reasons. Mr. Brown ran a totally...
  • After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees

    After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees
    In Anne Arundel County, the property tax is on the chopping block. In Howard and Harford counties, the stormwater management fee — derided as the "rain tax" — is being targeted. Even in cash-strapped Baltimore — where a Republican...
  • Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session

     Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session
    The campaign is over but remnants of the fight between Gov. Pat Quinn and Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner remain as lawmakers return to Springfield this week, with the Democrat looking to score a final victory by raising the state's minimum wage while the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to campaign donors: Keep on giving

    Gov. Jerry Brown to campaign donors: Keep on giving
    Less than two weeks after winning a fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown plans to collect more money for his reelection committee Monday at a Sacramento reception with lobbyists and their clients. The invitation, obtained by The Times, suggests contributions of...
  • Malloy's Victory A 'Bright Spot' For National Democrats Trying To Rebuild

    Malloy's Victory A 'Bright Spot' For National Democrats Trying To Rebuild
    As national Democrats focus on revamping their strategy for future elections, they are looking to Connecticut Gov Dannel P Malloy, who won while many candidates in his party lost on Election Day. Heading into the campaign season this year, Malloy's...
  • Nov. 17 Letters: Obamacare, transgender student, Fort Monroe

    Obamacare support Re: The Nov. 12 editorial By what convoluted thinking did the Editorial Board come to the conclusion that 250,000 Virginians are being harmed by having to replace inadequate health insurance policies with more robust policies? The...