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  • Big money flows to both sides of governor's race

    Big money flows to both sides of governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Voters bombarded with fact-stretching commercials this fall can bank on one facet of Florida's gubernatorial contest that will remain constant: big-money interests and short political memories. Trial lawyers and doctors will be...
  • The latest Keystone XL pipeline delay: Good for vulnerable Democrats?

    If the Keystone XL pipeline debate has a soundtrack, I'm guessing it includes a track from Snoop Dogg that's even older than TransCanada Corp.'s application for a permit. That would be 2004's "Drop It Like It's Hot." Because every time it seems poised...
  • Trouble for Democrats: More Senate seats are at risk

    WASHINGTON Democrats are finding that their path to keeping control of the U.S. Senate this year is getting bumpier. At least four states where Democrats hold Senate seats that once were seen as fairly safe are now considered in play: Michigan, Iowa,...
  • Reader feedback for April 19: McAuliffe guts VPA board, Charges dropped in Carnival shooting case

    Governor shuffles members of port authority's board Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday named five new political appointees to the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners, removing ahead of schedule a group of commissioners aligned with former...
  • Lawmakers, green groups weigh in on Keystone XL delay

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Friday it would extend the period of time for federal agencies to weigh in on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving no new deadline. The move, which likely delays a final decision beyond November mid-term...
  • Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads

    Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn stashed away nearly $9 million in campaign funds during the first three months of the year, but it’s likely he’ll need every cent of it and a lot more as he defends his seat against wealthy Republican challenger Bruce...
  • Judge keeps Corbett challenger on ballot, but GOP plans appeal

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett is one step closer to facing a challenger in the May primary. Commonwealth Court Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt on Tuesday rejected the state GOP's attempt to remove Republican Bob Guzzardi from the May 20 primary ballot...
  • New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

    New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said. Governing has been even tougher. In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton

     Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton
    It was disappointing the other day to see President Barack Obama embracing the vulgar race hustler Al Sharpton. President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008. That speech was remarkable and honest and,...
  • City Council President To Run For Senate Seat

     City Council President To Run For Senate Seat
    Shawn Wooden, the city council president, filed papers Thursday to form a candidate committee to run for the state Senate seat held by longtime incumbent Eric Coleman. Wooden, 44, said his professional and political backgrounds, coupled with his...