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  • Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception

    Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received a warm welcome from lawmakers Monday as he pitched his proposal to pay off debt and save money for future economic downturns. He faced only one mild question during a rare appearance before a legislative...
  • Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment

    Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment
    Convicted double murderer John Booth-El died in prison over the weekend, but a thorny debate outlived him: What should happen to the four other death-row inmates in legal limbo after the repeal of Maryland's capital punishment law? Booth-El's death,...
  • Ex-Gov. McDonnell lands at Liberty U

    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell, who is fighting federal corruption charges, has joined the teaching staff as a distinguished visiting professor at Liberty University, the school said in a news release. From said release: “I am privileged to have...
  • Candidates discuss marijuana, housing, economics

    Candidates discuss marijuana, housing, economics
    Though the governor's race has already featured attack ads, the state's top candidates focused more on their own platforms than their opponents' at a Prince George's County forum Monday night. Attorney General Douglas Gansler defended his comments about...
  • Quick update: Compact potential hits quicksand

    Quick update: Compact potential hits quicksand
     You may have never been in public service, but you likely can remember what finals week felt like in college. That's what's going on in Tallahassee, with budget talks No. 1 and gambling talks, oh, maybe No. 15?  But here's a quick update of what's...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to Mexico in July

    Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he would lead a trade mission to Mexico during the last week of July to strengthen ties with California’s largest export market. The California Chamber of Commerce is organizing the mission, which will focus...
  • Jeb Bush endorses Neel Kashkari in California governor's race

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed California Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday, saying Kashkari had the skills to fix the state’s troubled schools and grow its economy. “California needs a leader who will take...
  • Herring on budget showdown: A long way off from "various contingencies"

    Add this to the ongoing coyness about just what would happen if Virginia hit July 1 without a state budget in place: Attorney General Mark Herring would rather not talk about it. Doesn't want to say whether his office has weighed in on who has what...
  • NRA gathers its best troops in an echo chamber

    Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
  • Death penalty limbo [Editorial]

    Death penalty limbo  [Editorial]
    The continued existence of Maryland's death row a year after the General Assembly abolished capital punishment was brought into question by two events this month, one obvious and one less so. The first is the death, apparently of natural causes, of one of...
  • New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal

    New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown released the sixth television ad of his campaign for governor on Tuesday. Like the previous spot, it prominently notes the Democrat’s proposals for expanding educational opportunities -– an issue he clearly believes...