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  • A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money

    A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money
    Last week, a jury found former Gov. John Rowland guilty of violating campaign finance laws. Yet, the example of Rowland breaking the law is not the greatest problem facing our democracy. The influence of big money is. To be a serious candidate for many...
  • Lobbyist's attorney: Roland Burris involved in shakedown while in Senate

    Lobbyist's attorney: Roland Burris involved in shakedown while in Senate
    Two years after Roland Burris’ controversial term in the U.S. Senate ended in 2010, a businessman who’d been arrested in a public corruption fraud scheme in Chicago told a federal grand jury that while in office Burris had tried to shake him...
  • Governor Terry McAuliffe talks 'new Virginia' at Jeff Lab in Newport News

    Governor Terry McAuliffe talks 'new Virginia' at Jeff Lab in Newport News
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe helicoptered into Newport News Friday morning to help christen Jefferson Lab's new and improved particle beam accelerator, which just underwent a $338 million upgrade. But he also came as a cheerleader, a coach and a bit as a...
  • Corbett, Chief Justice want Kane to turn over sexually explicit emails uncovered in Jerry Sandusky review

    Corbett, Chief Justice want Kane to turn over sexually explicit emails uncovered in Jerry Sandusky review
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett and the chief justice of the state Supreme Court are asking that Attorney General Kathleen Kane provide them more details about the sexually explicit email records her office uncovered as part of its Jerry Sandusky...
  • Brown signs package of bills to encourage voting

    Brown signs package of bills to encourage voting
    Months after statewide voter turnout hit a historic low of 25% in this year's primary election, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed eight bills aimed at getting more Californians to participate in the political process. He also signed dozens of other...
  • Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say

    Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say
    When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents. The electric car maker will create...
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
  • Hogan ad takes aim at Brown leadership on health exchange

    Hogan ad takes aim at Brown leadership on health exchange
    Republican Larry Hogan released his first negative television ad of the campaign for governor Friday. It hits a point already hammered by Democrat Anthony Brown's opponents in the primary: Brown's role in the flubbed state health exchange. What the ad...
  • Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections

    Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections
    Republican gains in the midterm elections mean Maryland's Democrat-heavy congressional delegation will have far less clout when lawmakers gavel in a new Congress next year, casting doubt on prospects for a long list of state priorities from federal...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills to help veterans, create O.C. cemetery

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed 21 bills to help and recognize military veterans, including a measure to help create the first veterans' cemetery in Orange County. Other bills signed protect veterans' rights to healthcare, education and shelter....
  • Three running to replace Stone in Senate

    Three running to replace Stone in Senate
    Campaigns on Baltimore County's east side are still in full swing, but one outcome is already certain: For the first time in nearly half a century, voters get a new state senator. Democratic Sen. Norman Stone, who took office in 1967, is retiring from...