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  • Race for Maryland governor turns negative

    Race for Maryland governor turns negative
    The first negative advertisements in the Democratic primary campaign for governor hit airwaves this week, pushing a feisty political fight that's simmered for months into prime time. Already, the race among Democrats for the governor's mansion is poised...
  • Obama not getting through with good news about health care

    Here's a bit of good news for nervous Democrats: President Barack Obama's health care law isn't going to be the albatross many feared it would be in this year's congressional elections. Enrollment has soared, and the Congressional Budget Office...
  • As foreign crises multiply, Republican squabbling isn't helping

    Republican politicians are at war over the world. Rep. Peter King of New York says that Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky encourages "paranoia." Paul says his critics are distorting his views. Walter Jones, a North Carolina representative seeking his 11th term,...
  • Why Elizabeth Warren's new book doesn't read like presidential prologue

    Elizabeth Warren's ninth book is a campaign biography with a twist. Warren, who emerged as a national figure during the early days of the financial crisis, rapidly became a star of the Democratic Party's liberal-populist wing. Her 2012 Senate campaign...
  • Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute

    Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute
    Lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have cleared him of wrongdoing in the massive traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge, concluding that it was just one more “crazy idea” by one of Christie’s loyalists,...
  • Appeals court clears Leopold to run for office again

    Appeals court clears Leopold to run for office again
    A Maryland appeals court upheld former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold's convictions of misconduct Wednesday but struck down a part of his sentence that prevents him from running for office while on probation. Leopold was found guilty in...
  • 21 candidates file for retiring Waxman's congressional seat

    Twenty-one would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman completed the paperwork to run for the seat he is giving up when his term ends, according to Los Angeles County elections officials. The field to succeed Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) includes 11...
  • Mitt Romney, Pete Wilson, Darrell Issa back Neel Kashkari for governor

    Mitt Romney, Pete Wilson, Darrell Issa back Neel Kashkari for governor
    Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced Monday that he has been endorsed by three prominent Republicans: 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former California Gov. Pete Wilson and Rep. Darrell Issa. Romney said he was backing Kashkari because...
  • GOP candidate for governor brushes aside endorsements of GOP rival

    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tim Donnelly laughed off a trio of high-profile Republican endorsements for his GOP rival Neel Kashkari on Monday, saying the support represents the party establishment "circling the wagons and trying to protect their...
  • Regional bus services shaken up as Howard launches new transit agency

    Regional bus services shaken up as Howard launches new transit agency
    Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency. Howard County...
  • In unprecedented move, state Senate votes to suspend three lawmakers

    SACRAMENTO — Reeling from embarrassing bribery, corruption and voter fraud scandals, the state Senate took the unprecedented action Friday of voting to suspend three Democratic lawmakers from office pending the resolution of criminal charges against...