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  • Md. Democrats offer ruinous agenda

    Md. Democrats offer ruinous agenda
    I wonder where the rulers in the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates are going to get the money to fund what Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller described as the Democratic agenda ("Senate panel rewrites Hogan's charter school law," March 26)? I...
  • Bustos says she won't run for Senate, praises Duckworth

    U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos says she's decided not to challenge Republican Mark Kirk for his U.S. Senate seat. Bustos had been mulling a run, but said Monday that she won't run now that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is in the race for the Democratic nomination....
  • NY state budget deal: Big tax cut for yacht owners

    There's no minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but New York lawmakers did insert a tax cut for luxury yachts in this year's state budget agreement, the details of which emerged Monday just as lawmakers prepared to vote. Cuomo and top lawmakers...
  • Remembrance of Clintons past

    Remembrance of Clintons past
    An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world's oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of America's regulatory and redistributive...
  • Buhari leads in Nigeria presidential vote as protests persist

    ABUJA, Nigeria Former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari took a wide lead in the presidential race with almost half of the 36 states reporting results from the March 28-29 general elections. Buhari led with 61.5 percent of the vote to 34.4...
  • Tammy Duckworth announces Illinois Senate bid

    Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth announced Monday she will run for Senate, giving Democrats a top-tier candidate in a must-win seat in 2016. "I'm running for the United States Senate in 2016 because it's time for Washington to be held accountable, and to...
  • Obama to headline Kennedy Institute dedication

    President Barack Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, a facility that includes a full-size replica of the chamber where the late Massachusetts Democratic senator served for 47 years. Vice President...
  • Duckworth makes video announcement for 2016 Senate bid

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced Monday she's running for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk's re-election bid. "I'm running for the United States Senate in 2016 because it's...
  • High court sends back ruling on Virginia redistricting

    A federal judicial panel must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices ordered the three-judge panel to review the case in...
  • O'Malley: Presidency 'not some crown' families should share

    O'Malley: Presidency 'not some crown' families should share
    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a swipe at 2016 contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush on Sunday, saying that "the presidency of the United States is not some crown to be passed between two families." Appearing on ABC's "This Week," O'...
  • Divisive repeal of in-state tuition law takes center stage

    Divisive repeal of in-state tuition law takes center stage
    A state Senate subcommittee on border security will hear a plan to scrap a law that grants in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally. Texas Democrats and Hispanic advocacy groups champion the law,...