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  • Hogan-Franchot shopping trip sends bipartisan message

    Hogan-Franchot shopping trip sends bipartisan message
    EASTON — Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Peter Franchot met up Monday in this historic Eastern Shore town for a tour of downtown businesses and a public show of bipartisan holiday spirit. The governor-elect and the state comptroller — who...
  • A Merry Christmas economy

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama in Hawaii and Americans elsewhere found an unexpected present under their Christmas trees this week in a surprisingly growing economy, lifting some of the gloom otherwise hovering over the national outlook. The gross...
  • Rubio blasts Senate Dems' CIA report

    Rubio blasts Senate Dems' CIA report
    UPDATED Dec. 10 4:23 pm with comments from U.S. Rep. Bill Posey. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, blasted Democrats on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for releasing its 518-page report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program. In...
  • Democrats sour over government funding bill with Republican priorities

    The mood among Democrats on Capitol Hill soured as details of a $1.1-trillion spending bill confronted them Wednesday with the reality of their eroding political leverage. Elections have consequences, Democratic negotiators said as they spent much of...
  • Echoing his Ehrlich years, Hogan names key staffers

    Echoing his Ehrlich years, Hogan names key staffers
    Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan appointed the first two members of his administration Wednesday, naming a former Ehrlich administration aide and a state senator as top staffers. Hogan picked Craig A. Williams to be his chief of staff and state Sen....
  • State constitution murky on appointing successor to Comptroller Topinka

    State constitution murky on appointing successor to Comptroller Topinka
    The Illinois Constitution is clear that a vacancy in the state comptroller’s office is filled by an appointment made by the governor. But the timing of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka’s death on Wednesday, so close to the Jan. 12...
  • Mario Cuomo, former New York governor, dies

    Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn't quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82. Cuomo died...
  • Harris becomes the face of latest anti-pot measure

    Rep. Andy Harris re-emerged Wednesday as a leading opponent of legalizing marijuana after lawmakers included a provision in the $1 trillion federal funding bill that appeared to block the District of Columbia from loosening its pot laws. The...
  • Two swap political parties in bid for Allentown council vacancy

     Two swap political parties in bid for Allentown council vacancy
    Two newly minted Democrats have joined the group being considered for a vacancy on Allentown City Council. Roger MacLean, Allentown's former police chief, and Stephen Walker, a marketing consultant and publisher, have joined a group of five people who...
  • Vote results prime new Legislature for GOP, Democratic cooperation

    Stung by losses in the November election, the California Legislature's Democratic majority arrives for the first day of a new session Monday facing a political terrain more hostile to tax increases and other priorities of liberal lawmakers. The...
  • Donald P. Russo: Will Republicans be able to accomplish their goals in next two years?

    Donald P. Russo: Will Republicans be able to accomplish their goals in next two years?
    We survived the 2014 midterm elections. The American people have spoken. But what did they say? One thing we know for certain, the voters did not like President Obama. What is surprising, however, is how quickly political pundits began focusing on the...