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  • 'Wacko Birds' cloud Republicans' election euphoria

    Some Republicans envisioned a successful rope-a-dope strategy for this year's elections: Don't make mistakes, and let the Democrats stew in the juices of Obamacare and a strapped middle class. That take-no-risks approach is unraveling. Congressional...
  • Implementing Obamacare in a red state: A report from the front

    Implementing Obamacare in a red state: A report from the front
    If you're handing out New Year's best wishes for the "losers" in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, save some heart for the people tasked with implementing the new law in red states -- the dozens of states where legislative obstruction has left...
  • Jerry Brown poised to become state's longest-serving governor

    Jerry Brown poised to become state's longest-serving governor
    Later this week, Jerry Brown will become the longest-serving governor in California history – surpassing the record previously set by Republican Earl Warren, who left in the middle of his third term to serve as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme...
  • How to foster compassion in children

     How to foster compassion in children
    Are the ideas on offer to reform America's schools really the best we can come up with? Texas has embraced reforms, for example, that call for increasing the number of charter schools and eliminating some of the exams required to graduate from high...
  • Bill to require sales tax for online purchases advances in Senate

    Bill to require sales tax for online purchases advances in Senate
    Online shoppers would have to pay state sales taxes on more purchases under legislation that advanced in the U.S. Senate on Monday — but Marylanders could also wind up paying a smaller increase in gasoline taxes. Bricks-and-mortar stores have long...
  • Obama taps O'Malley to co-chair national homeland security panel

    President Barack Obama has named Gov. Martin O'Malley one of two co-chairmen of a panel of state and federal officials focused on defense and homeland security, the governor's office said Monday. The Maryland Democrat will co-chair the Council of...
  • Arizona business group wants tax-weary California businesses

     
    An Arizona business group is reaching for one of the oldest plays in the book -- offering to help California companies avoid higher taxes by leaving the state. The Greater Phoenix Economic Council said it will fly 100 chief executives......
  • Both off-shore drilling, wind farms could be spoils of election

    Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
  • O'Malley speaks to Iowa delegates about party's future

    CHARLOTTE -- Speaking to members of Iowa's influential delegation to the Democratic convention on Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a shot at several Republican governors while laying out a broad vision for the party that some suspect he hopes...
  • Gov. Rick Scott tells ‘Fox News Sunday’ what Mitt Romney needs to do to win Florida

     
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be a guest on “Fox News Sunday” this weekend. He and fellow Republican Gov. Terry Branstad of Iowa will discuss what Mitt Romney needs to do to win their states in November. Brit Hume will fill in for host Chris...
  • On the upside, Gov. Corbett's just as unpopular as other GOP Govs.

     
    It's No Secret ... That Gov. Tom Corbett's been getting some pretty bad polling news over the last couple of weeks. But he can take comfort in at least one thing: He's about as unpopular as fellow governors in other......