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  • Brown, Hogan court Maryland's mayors

    Brown, Hogan court Maryland's mayors
    The two men vying to be Maryland's next governor brought their stump speeches to a convention of municipal leaders in Annapolis on Friday, each promising they would offer local officials a better way forward than their opponent. Republican Larry Hogan...
  • Mark Greenberg's Attorney Tells Elizabeth Esty to Stop Asking Him to Comment on Rowland Case

    Mark Greenberg's Attorney Tells Elizabeth Esty to Stop Asking Him to Comment on Rowland Case
    After Mark Greenberg testified in John Rowland's political corruption trail last week, Greenberg's opponent, Elizabeth Esty, issued a press release. In it, she called on Greenberg to explain involvement with the former governor. "[I]t is Greenberg&...
  • DP Buzz: The McDonnells

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Sept. 13 Letters: Health care, Hampton traffic, Route 460

    Expand Medicaid Pennsylvania has reached agreement with the federal government on a plan to expand that state's Medicaid program to provide needed health coverage for half a million uninsured people. Pennsylvania is the 27th state, plus the District of...
  • 'Strain,' 'Big Brother,' Miss America, Bill Maher: this weekend

    'Strain,' 'Big Brother,' Miss America, Bill Maher: this weekend
    The weekend's biggie is the arrival of "The Roosevelts." The epic documentary from Ken Burns starts at 8 p.m. Sunday on PBS. I love it, and I think you will, too, if you're a Burns fan. Other programs to keep in mind: 1. "The Strain," 10 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Adrian Wyllie tries to get noticed

    TALLAHASSEE — If the race for governor were a popularity contest, Adrian Wyllie would feel good about his odds. Wyllie, 44, a former radio host and IT consultant from Palm Harbor, is taking the longest of long shots by running on the Libertarian...
  • Quinn captures lead, not hearts, poll finds

    Quinn captures lead, not hearts, poll finds
    Illinois voters continue to be dissatisfied with the job Democrat Pat Quinn is doing as governor, but so far they're willing to stick with him rather than switch to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. Although the...
  • Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end

    Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end
    When the General Assembly gathers this week, it won't run the way legislatures usually do. There won't be a provision for committees to hold hearings and exercise their usual power to kill or recommend consideration of new policies or spending. But...
  • Congress, state leaders pledge to tackle labor tax-law dodge

    WASHINGTON Key lawmakers in Washington have pledged to look further into a McClatchy report on companies with federal contracts that defied labor laws in order to avoid their tax obligations. Democrats and Republicans expressed outrage about the...
  • Teamsters file lawsuit to halt Quinn layoffs

    Teamsters file lawsuit to halt Quinn layoffs
    SPRINGFIELD — The Teamsters filed a lawsuit today to block the layoffs of dozens of workers Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration decided to let go following a state watchdog’s report that hiring rules were abused at the state’s...
  • Christie stumps with Scott in conservative North Florida

    Christie stumps with Scott in conservative North Florida
    CRAWFORDVILLE – Florida’s campaign for governor is already a race to the base.   Republican Gov. Rick Scott brought some star power alongside New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to tell a conservative crowd battling sweltering heat in an Old...