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Jack Markell

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  • Superstorm Sandy, state by state

    Superstorm Sandy, state by state
    States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore. The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area. By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
  • Republicans score key gubernatorial win in North Carolina

    Republicans score key gubernatorial win in North Carolina
    Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections. Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...
  • GOP Expands Majority in Governors' Mansions

    GOP Expands Majority in Governors' Mansions
    Republicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections. Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
  • Rethinking the food vs. fuel debate

    Rethinking the food vs. fuel debate
    This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons. When Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, an ambitious schedule...
  • O'Malley did his job — on and off stage

    O'Malley did his job — on and off stage
    Gov. Martin O'Malley did his job Tuesday night in Charlotte. He fired up the party faithful with a call and response: "Forward, Not Back." He hit the Republican nominee hard on his Swiss bank accounts — reinforcing a campaign message that Mitt...
  • Two More States Allow Same-sex Civil Unions

    Two More States Allow Same-sex Civil Unions
    HAWAII -- Several same-sex couples came together in the first minutes of New Year's Day in Honolulu to become the first in the state's history to enter into civil unions. "We really don't want to wait any longer because we have been together for 33 years...
  • New Del. toll plaza open in time for July 4 travelers on I-95

    Could Delaware's infamous toll plaza bottleneck finally have been uncorked? Delaware Department of Transportation officials say they've completed a $32.6 million project — just in time for the July 4 holiday weekend — that will greatly reduce...
  • Report: Clinical trials of new medications help create jobs in Maryland

    Maryland has hosted 1,775 clinical trials for new medicines targeting six major chronic diseases since 1999, including 369 that are still in the early stages of recruiting patients, according to a study by two pharmaceutical industry groups released...
  • Governors Malloy, Markell Travel Together To Kuwait, Afghanistan; Two Democrats Love Traveling; Markell Campaigned In Hartford For Malloy

    In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side. In Kuwait, too. Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...
  • O'Malley would veto medical marijuana bill

    O'Malley would veto medical marijuana bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley likely would veto any legislation to legalize medical marijuana because of concerns over whether it would stand up to federal scrutiny, his spokeswoman said Thursday. His decision comes as states with programs similar to what...
  • O'Malley gets it wrong on medical marijuana

    O'Malley gets it wrong on medical marijuana
    On March 9, Gov. Martin O'Malleysaid he is likely to veto a medical marijuana law if the Maryland General Assembly passes one. His spokeswoman said he is concerned about a Feb. 9, 2012 letter from Charles Oberly, Delaware's U.S. attorney, to Gov. Jack...