| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:16 PM
By Sharon Bernstein
LOS ANGELES, March 8 (Reuters) - California Democrats on
Saturday vowed to restore their two-thirds majority in the
legislature and push their statewide success eastward in an
effort to retake a majority in Congress.
The pledge at...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley may have his eye on running for the White House, but a new Baltimore Sun poll suggests he could have a tough time winning the Democratic primary election in his own state.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outpolled O'Malley...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
By a wide margin, Maryland voters want to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 a hour, a poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun shows.
A majority of voters in every region of the state supports that wage increase, and the proposal has near-unanimous...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:48 PM
By Laura Zuckerman
SALMON, Idaho, March 6 (Reuters) - Idaho lawmakers on
Thursday approved a measure allowing concealed guns to be
carried onto university and college campuses.
The legislation, which cleared the state House of
Representatives by a 50-19...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:19 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic senate leader Harry Reid delivered his latest attack on billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, saying they were trying to buy the American political system by funding conservative and libertarian candidates in...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- Daniel Bongino, the former Secret Service agent and Republican candidate in Maryland's 6th congressional district, secured the endorsement Thursday of GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah.
Lee, a Tea Party favorite, had also endorsed Bongino in his...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:59 PM
By David Morgan and Thomas Ferraro
WASHINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S.
House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one
year the tax penalty Americans will pay under President Barack
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has remained mum on whether he wants to keep in place the state income-tax increase that starts to expire next year and now he’s taking steps that will allow him to stay silent until after the March 18...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Raising the minimum wage in Maryland will be the top issue for leading Democrats when state lawmakers return to Annapolis on Wednesday to embark on their annual legislative session.
Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to champion the idea in his final year in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly brushed off the departure of his campaign manager on Wednesday, saying a separation had been in the works because their styles did not mesh.
“In most campaigns, this might be a significant issue....