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  • O'Malley has failed to protect the Chesapeake Bay [Letter]

    O'Malley has failed to protect the Chesapeake Bay [Letter]
    In his recent State of the State Address, Gov. Martin O'Malley touted his accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay restoration. On closer examination, the record reveals that his claims were misstatements, at best. The truth is that Maryland's portion of the bay...
  • Gansler releases first radio ad

    Gansler releases first radio ad
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler continued to portray himself as a fighter Wednesday as he hit the airwaves with the first radio ad in his campaign to become governor. Gansler’s running mate Del. Jolene Ivey dominates the 60-second radio spot,...
  • Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal

    Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal
    Back in 1996, Atlanta-based dental insurer CompDent Corp. bought an Illinois competitor called Dental Care Plus Management Corp., a seemingly run-of-the mill business deal that would be long forgotten if it weren't now reverberating through the Republican...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer bows to term limits law, will not run again

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure. The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off
    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas M....
  • West Virginia spill criticism grows amid new fear over tainted water

    The top public health official in Charleston, W. Va., has added to widespread criticism of the decision to declare drinking water safe despite a critical lack of scientific data about the coal-washing chemical that spilled into the Elk River on Jan. 9....
  • Christie fires back, denies prior knowledge of bridge lane closings

    Christie fires back, denies prior knowledge of bridge lane closings
    NEW YORK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday said that a letter from a former Port Authority official claiming that he had proof the governor knew about the George Washington Bridge traffic jam actually confirmed he had no prior knowledge...
  • O'Malley continues on fundraising path to 2016

    O'Malley continues on fundraising path to 2016
    Amid growing speculation about Hillary Clinton's presidential ambitions, Gov. Martin O'Malley managed to ramp up his national political fundraising last year as he weighed whether to seek the Democratic Party nomination, according to a pair of campaign...
  • Former Chris Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures

    Former Chris Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures
    A former close aide to Gov. Chris Christie said the governor knew about the George Washington Bridge road closures while they were happening, disputing the governor’s assertions that he only learned about the mess later. A lawyer for David...
  • Former Christie aide says governor knew of bridge lane closures

    A former close aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said through his attorney that the governor knew about the closures of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge as they were happening, disputing Christie's assertion that he only learned about...
  • Rutherford investigating employee allegation, blames Rauner

    Rutherford investigating employee allegation, blames Rauner
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford on Friday said he’s the target of politically motivated misconduct allegations leveled against him by an employee, but the worker’s attorney called the matter “serious and real.” Neither...