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  • Democratic governors group lacks faith in Wendy Davis campaign

    If Washington was reeling on Tuesday, the vertigo may have stemmed from something rare: blunt honesty from the mouth of an elected official. Really. It occurred as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, head of the Democratic Governors Assn., detailed for...
  • Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday

    Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday
    A group pushing an effort to put a legislative term limit question on the general election ballot, a movement heavily backed by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner, takes its next step Wednesday when it files petitions with the State Board of...
  • Illinois graduated income tax push stalls out

    Illinois graduated income tax push stalls out
    SPRINGFIELD — The Democratic push to impose a graduated income tax rate in Illinois fizzled on Tuesday, refocusing the debate on whether the state’s temporary income tax hike should be made permanent. Democratic Sen. Don Harmon had vowed...
  • Immigrant tuition bill slated for a vote in Florida with GOP push

    As Republicans look to improve their standing with Latinos, some GOP strategists had pointed to a bright spot in the Florida Legislature, where their members were pushing a bill granting in-state college tuition to some students who are in the country...
  • Hogan puts spending cutbacks first

    Hogan puts spending cutbacks first
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Tuesday night that he would focus on controlling Maryland's spending before moving to roll back what he called the "40 consecutive tax increases" adopted under Gov. Martin O'Malley. Appearing at a...
  • First TV debates announced in governor's race

    The first televised debate in Maryland's Democratic primary for governor will be May 7, followed by a second debate on June 2, according to the stations that will broadcast them. The first TV debate matching Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General...
  • Brown wins straw poll in Western Md.; Lollar ahead in GOP convention tally

    Brown wins straw poll in Western Md.; Lollar ahead in GOP convention tally
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown won a straw poll of Western Maryland Democrats who gathered Saturday in one of the most Republican-dominated regions of the state. Brown outpolled fellow gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler 76-64 at...
  • Wasserman Schultz won't touch Crist-Rich debate question

    Wasserman Schultz won't touch Crist-Rich debate question
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, won’t get involved in the internal party kerfuffle over whether candidates for the nomination for governor should debate before the August primary....
  • Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie

    Pencil in Oct. 15 for Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate in Davie
    The organizations that sponsor debates among major candidates in Florida elections have set Oct. 15 as the date for the showdown in the governor’s race. The statewide televised debate will be produced by WFOR-Ch. 4, and broadcast on that station...
  • Gansler, Mizeur campaigns accuse Brown of ducking third televised debate

    Gansler, Mizeur campaigns accuse Brown of ducking third televised debate
     The campaigns of his two Democratic rivals accused  Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown today of trying to avoid a third televised debate they said had been agreed to in the Democratic primary for governor.  The campaigns of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler...
  • McAuliffe: Sterling must go, but I'm hands off on Redskins

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe backed the NBA's push to remove Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling this morning, but he brushed aside comparisons between Sterling's racism and the Washington Redskins name. "Absolutely," the governor told WTOP 103.5 FM,...