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  • Wisconsin governor Scott Walker wins re-election

    Wisconsin governor Scott Walker wins re-election
    Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker has won re-election, Reuters/Ipsos projected on Tuesday, prevailing in a tough fight against Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Walker, 47, a conservative Tea Party favorite considered to have presidential...
  • Why Hogan won

    Why Hogan won
    Republican Larry Hogan's victory in Maryland's governor's race was a stunning political upset. The businessman ran a strong campaign that was focused almost entirely on taxes and the economy. He avoided potentially divisive issues and presented himself as...
  • Inject some sanity into Ebola reaction

    Inject some sanity into Ebola reaction
    Nurse Kaci Hickox is still at large, despite efforts by two governors to put her back in captivity. As such, she has become a threat to public health or a hero to the cause of freedom, science and good sense, depending on your point of view. Good,...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    Marylanders woke up to a new governor-elect. Here's what you need to know to start your Wednesday.    WEATHER Partly sunny today with rain commencing later this evening and continuing into Thursday. So, keep that raincoat and bumbershoot nearby,...
  • Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist to win second term

    Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist to win second term
    — Rick Scott, who just two years ago was labeled the least popular governor in America, capped off a political comeback Tuesday, persuading Floridians to give him another four years in office — and leaving the Democratic Party in shambles....
  • Shellacking, Part Deux

    Shellacking, Part Deux
    Coast to coast, that was pretty much a whuppin' that the GOP laid on the Democrats -- another mid-term "shellacking" for the party of President Barack Obama, as he put it four years ago. The Senate is now solidly Republican, the House is even more...
  • Republican governors prevail in big, bitterly fought races

    Republican governors prevail in big, bitterly fought races
    Republican governors triumphed in key races on Tuesday in the political heavyweight states of Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin, joining the partisan tide that gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate. In races shaped by voters' worries about the...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5

    Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5
    Election hangover edition of five things for you today in Central Florida. 1. Governor Rick Scott won a second term as governor defeating Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Scott said at his speech last night, "It's time to put all the division...
  • 2016 intrudes on Election Night 2014

    2016 intrudes on Election Night 2014
    There's no rest for the victorious. Viewers exhausted by the 2014 election had to be surprised how quickly the talk turned to 2016 Tuesday night. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was certainly looking forward in an interview with NBC. "In Kentucky, in...
  • Golf club, gas prices and Shakespeare: Letters

    Golf course at risk The residents of Eastwood recently received a letter stating that the current owners of the Eastwood golf course are requesting changes to the zoning that would allow them to replace the golf course with houses and commercial space....
  • Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call

    Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call
    Three Illinois executive office holders declared early victories Tuesday night. Voters favored well-known, long-serving Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White, both Democrats, over their rookie Republican challengers. In...