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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • With Mike Huckabee out, Iowa governor sees 'wide-open' contest in leadoff nominating state

    With Mike Huckabee out, Iowa governor sees 'wide-open' contest in leadoff nominating state
    Calling Mike Huckabee's decision not to run for president a "momentous" development, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad predicted one of the most wide-open races in the history of the state's leadoff presidential caucuses, and urged candidates to step up their game...
  • Chris Christie will visit Iowa -- but not as a candidate, he tells donors

    Chris Christie will visit Iowa -- but not as a candidate, he tells donors
    A group of leading Iowa Republicans left New Jersey on Tuesday without a firm commitment from Gov. Chris Christie to reconsider a presidential run. But speculation about the tough-talking Republican promises to live on with his pledge to help shape the...
  • Newt Gingrich under fire in final GOP debate before Iowa vote

    Newt Gingrich under fire in final GOP debate before Iowa vote
    In the final debate before voting starts in the 2012 presidential contest, front-running Newt Gingrich battled renewed criticism Thursday night from rivals over his activities outside of government, including taking $1.6 million from mortgage giant...
  • Iowa ex-gov backs O'Malley's offshore wind push

    Iowa ex-gov backs O'Malley's offshore wind push
    Gov.Martin O'Malleyis getting backing from the Midwest in his push to put giant wind turbines off Maryland's coast.  Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, a fellow Democrat, showed up in Annapolis Tuesday to testify in support of O'Malley's bill to provide...
  • Política: Se torna reñida contienda republicana

    <b>Pol&#237;tica</b>: Se torna re&#241;ida contienda republicana
    , Ahora con dos adversarios importantes en el panorama, Mitt Romney declaró el lunes que sus antecedentes empresariales lo colocan aparte en la contienda del Partido Republicano por la presidencia y calificó de "vientos políticos del día" al alboroto...
  • Emanuel to campaign for Obama in Iowa

    Emanuel to campaign for Obama in Iowa
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is extending his surrogate role on behalf of his old boss, President Barack Obama, by keynoting the Iowa Democratic Party’s largest pre-caucus fundraiser of the year. Sue Dvorsky, the Iowa Democratic chairwoman, today...