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  • Frerichs claims victory in close Illinois treasurer's race

    Frerichs claims victory in close Illinois treasurer's race
    Two weeks after Election Day and with the vote counting finally finished, Democrat Mike Frerichs has emerged the winner of Illinois’ closely contested state treasurer’s race. Republican Tom Cross, the former House Republican leader from...
  • Democrats' Keystone pipeline bill falls short in Senate vote

    Democrats' Keystone pipeline bill falls short in Senate vote
    The Senate narrowly avoided a postelection showdown between the White House and Congress when a bill authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline failed to get the 60 votes needed to pass Tuesday. Democratic Senate leaders had...
  • Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong

    Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong
    Still smarting from their defeat in the governor’s race this month, Maryland’s top elected Democrats gathered in Annapolis on Monday for a two-hour discussion of the party’s future. In a meeting convened by U.S. Sen. Barbara A....
  • The Republican revolution hits Dundalk

    The Republican revolution hits Dundalk
    The recent election was historic for Maryland. The citizens of Maryland voted in a Republican for governor and three new Republican county executives, District 6 is completely Republican now and there were many other Republican winners. There are now 14...
  • Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
  • On eve of leadership vote, Nancy Pelosi lays out post-election strategy

    On eve of leadership vote, Nancy Pelosi lays out post-election strategy
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) announced plans Monday to broaden her leadership team ahead of her expected reelection as the House Democratic leader, the first steps in an ambitious strategy designed to put the party in a stronger position to...
  • Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed

    Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed
    After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative. But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
  • Wasserman Schultz at political crossroads

    Wasserman Schultz at political crossroads
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the most-prominent Democrat in South Florida, is at a political crossroads. She's just won her sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives with 63 percent of the vote. And she's been chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Democrats' loss is not a win for Hillary Clinton

    Democrats' loss is not a win for Hillary Clinton
    In the old Soviet Union, Kremlinologists would read the state party newspaper Pravda not so much for the news it contained, but to glean what the commissars wanted readers to believe the commissars were thinking. The closest we have to that in America...
  • GOP newcomer takes on well-known face in Frederick

    GOP newcomer takes on well-known face in Frederick
    Republican Corey Stottlemyer concedes that state Sen. Ron Young was once a visionary leader who, as mayor of Frederick, helped a sleepy city become a thriving hub of business and culture. But that's all in the past, Stottlemyer says. "He's always...
  • The economy under Obama is not as rosy as numbers suggest [Commentary]

    The economy under Obama is not as rosy as numbers suggest [Commentary]
    Despite another seemingly good jobs report, President Barack Obama's approval rating is lower than a snake's belly, and Republicans could retake the Senate in November. Missteps in the Ukraine, Iraq and elsewhere weigh on voters' minds, but the...