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  • 'House of Cards' to stay in Maryland

    'House of Cards' to stay in Maryland
    The hit television show "House of Cards" will stay in Maryland, even though state incentives offered to keep the Netflix series here came up millions of dollars short of what the producers wanted. Gov. Martin O'Malley and Media Rights Capital...
  • A state divided is no longer golden

    SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot. Don't like this state government? How about five more? What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
  • LBJ's Civil Rights Act saved America

    LBJ's Civil Rights Act saved America
    Fifty years later, it's hard to imagine the enactment of the Civil Rights Act by today's polarized Congress. Maybe, as the old saying goes, today's fighting is so vicious because the stakes are so small. We Americans appear to fight less among ourselves...
  • Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening

    Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening
    Tea Party Fort Lauderdale is organizing a protest outside the grand opening of Charlie Crist’s South Florida headquarters grand opening. Members got an alert Tuesday morning about the protest, planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday outside the new office...
  • GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments

    GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments
    updated 5:10 p.m. 04/15/14  with full story on the issue. The full text of Lew Oliver's apology follows at the bottom. Orange County’s Republican chairman Lew Oliver issued an apology for comments he made about Puerto Rico last week, yet many...
  • Toyota move shows state's poor business climate, GOP candidates say

    Toyota move shows state's poor business climate, GOP candidates say
    Republican gubernatorial candidates Monday seized on Toyota's decision to move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to Texas as evidence of California's poor business climate and to lash out at Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. "Today's announcement is just the latest...
  • Two Democrats battling to succeed Rep. Gary Miller launch TV ads

    Two Democrats battling to succeed Rep. Gary Miller launch TV ads
    Two of the four Democrats vying to succeed Rep. Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) on Monday announced cable TV ads in the Inland Empire district. Both ads accentuate the positive in a race that has become increasingly competitive.  In her ad, Colton...
  • Immigration activists push House GOP in last-ditch campaign for vote

    WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch effort to bring an immigration overhaul to a vote in Congress, House Democrats on Tuesday began targeting key GOP lawmakers in hopes of pressuring House Speaker John A. Boehner to act. The election-year campaign against...
  • Gansler proposes eliminating state prosecutor's office

    Gansler proposes eliminating state prosecutor's office
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is proposing to eliminate the state prosecutor's office, the independent agency that secured a string of high-profile political convictions in recent years. Gansler, a Democrat running for governor, called the...
  • 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,...