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  • Gansler to join Washington law firm in January

    Gansler to join Washington law firm in January
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that he will join a Washington law firm when he leaves office next month after eight years as Maryland's top lawyer. Gansler, whose term ends Jan. 12, will become a partner in BuckleySandler LLP, where...
  • Iowa politics have Christie hog-tied on animal rights bill

    Iowa politics have Christie hog-tied on animal rights bill
    Iowa can have a magical effect on visiting politicians. Peripheral concerns become major issues. Long-standing policy positions melt like spring runoff in the Des Moines River. It’s not the enchanting allure of Ottumwa, or the rhapsody of gazing...
  • Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members

    Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members
    UNIVERSITY PARK — Give the Penn State board of trustees two choices, and the same thing always seems to happen: Most will want one, a few want the other and, ultimately, the majority goes with an eleventh-hour plan to go for a previously unknown...
  • 'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband

    'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband
    ATLANTIC CITY - Is Do AC done? The Atlantic City Alliance — the $30 million-a-year, casino funded, legislatively mandated marketing organization — appears headed for extinction. The alliance board, composed solely of casino executives,...
  • GOP fares well among LCF voters

    GOP fares well among LCF voters
    La Cañada 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 Cañadans 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...
  • Upstate New York braces for more snow; NFL moves football game

    As the Buffalo, N.Y., area braced for a second wintry wallop, officials warned the public to be alert for roofs that could collapse from the weight of snow, and the NFL announced that Sunday’s football game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York...
  • Madonna and Young: Does Tom Wolf's win mean end to Pa.'s eight-year-cycle?

    Madonna and Young: Does Tom Wolf's win mean end to Pa.'s eight-year-cycle?
    Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf's historic win over incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is no exception. Why Wolf won has been discussed widely and fully analyzed. The remaining unfinished business is assessing what his victory means...
  • Second casino license coming to Philly

    Second casino license coming to Philly
    The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a public meeting Nov. 18 to award a license for Philadelphia's second casino. The scheduling of the meeting seems to assure that Philadelphia's second license will be issued to one of four applicants,...
  • Emanuel launches re-election bid with TV ad, website

    Emanuel launches re-election bid with TV ad, website
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched his re-election bid with a new campaign website Tuesday and will start airing his first TV ad Wednesday, all before either of his two major challengers have even filed paperwork to get on the Feb. 24 ballot. The moves reflect...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...