| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The office of Texas Gov. Rick Perry had no immediate reaction to a producer's claim that it was approved for production tax incentives for the Robert Rodriguez-Ethan Maniquis film "Machete" but the governor's film commission reneged under pressure from...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Utah officials have agreed to disagree with the federal government over what many have called Washington's controversial intrusion in matters involving the Beehive State.
On Wednesday, the state Legislature repealed a measure intended to limit federal...
| Jul 21, 2013
You might have heard political pundits say the Republican brand is in trouble. The party has lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. The Senate is controlled by Democrats, and even though Republicans retained control of the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:37 PM
George Zimmerman won't be rearming just yet.
The Sanford Police Department froze its plan to return Zimmerman's gun Thursday after the FBI put a hold on evidence in the case, Sanford police spokesman Capt. James McAuliffe told the Los Angeles Times....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott will be the keynote speaker at Americans for Prosperity's "Defending the American Dream Summit" over the Labor Day weekend at the Universal Orlando theme park.
AFP is the libertarian "free market" organization founded...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
We are smack dab in the middle of what is traditionally the slowest news month of the year, with Congress in recess and seemingly the rest of the world on vacation. While this seasonal news drought can lead to some very dull headlines, as “The...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State.
Perry's press office said he will visit...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Of the 40 new taxes, fees and tolls the O'Malley-Brown administration has enacted, the most egregious is the so-called rain tax. It is a national embarrassment and a case study in ill-conceived public policy. Officially known as the "Stormwater Management...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:53 PM
It turns out Gov. Martin O'Malley isn't the only Maryland politician occasionally stepping into Iowa.
Rep. John Delaney, the first-term congressman from Potomac, visited the early presidential primary state Thursday on behalf of Jim Mowrer, a Democrat...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Oh, Rick Perry. How we've missed you. The hair. The boots. Seems like there was a third thing, but we forget.
The Texas governor's flameout in the 2012 Republican nominating process came well before Maryland's GOP primary — I mean, how early do we...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:31 PM
SACRAMENTO — If you get busted using methamphetamine, the D.A. can charge you with a misdemeanor or a felony. His choice. But if you're caught with cocaine or heroin, there's no option. It's a felony.
If there's logic in that, it escapes me. They'...