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  • Hogan says state's economic picture even bleaker than he thought

    Hogan says state's economic picture even bleaker than he thought
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that new budget figures show Maryland's economic picture is even bleaker than he had warned during his campaign, and will make it tougher to devise a plan to cut taxes. "Even I am surprised by the magnitude of the...
  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July. The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
  • Part 3: The big money in running — even unopposed

    Part 3: The big money in running — even unopposed
    In the electoral wars, state Del. Chris Jones, R-Suffolk, has had a pretty smooth ride. Unopposed by a major party oponent for the last eight elections, the powerful chairman of the House Appropriations Committee swept easily into the General Assembly...
  • Republicans united in anger at Obama, not on immigration response

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outrage may be the only thing that unites Republicans over President Barack Obama's immigration order. While their blood is boiling over his decision to allow nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the...
  • Former President Reagan Dies at 93

    Former President Reagan Dies at 93
    Ronald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
  • Pelosi: 'The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order'

    Nancy Pelosi, defending Barack Obama, praised Republican presidents who historically took unilateral action on immigration with the minority leader even drawing parallels between Obama's proposed executive order and Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation...
  • Reid: Obama immigration executive action 'isn't anything new'

    Don't expect a novel legal justification from the White House for President Barack Obama's decision to provide unilateral deportation relief to the undocumented, said Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. When asked if he thinks the president's move would survive a...
  • Stuck? GOP cannot cut off money to Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON Republicans may not be able to stop President Barack Obama from making big changes in immigration policy on his own, at least not now. First, a top Republican in the House of Representatives alerted colleagues Thursday that they have no...
  • Bond Commission OKs Projects, But Exceeds Voluntary Spending Limit

    Bond Commission OKs Projects, But Exceeds Voluntary Spending Limit
    HARTFORD — The State Bond Commission on Wednesday swiftly and unanimously approved borrowing nearly $267 million to fund dozens of new capital projects. There was no dissent over the merits of the proposals, which include repurposing a building...
  • The mastermind of 'Team Mitch'

    WASHINGTON Much of the movie "Fargo" takes place in Minnesota, the home state of the aide in charge of the campaign that propelled Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell to the role of Senate majority leader in the next Congress. It's fitting that Josh...
  • Mandatory House ethics training? Incoming freshmen don't see the point

    Minnesota Republican Tom Emmer, the staunchly conservative congressman-elect preparing to replace retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, drew three takeaways from his recent training on House ethics rules. "Pay for everything yourself, don't take any gifts, and...