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  • Santorum forgotten, again

    Santorum forgotten, again
    Rick Santorum probably thought this time would be different. He was, after all, the runner-up to be the Republican nominee for president. Second place had to mean something. But the former Pennsylvania senator is finding himself in familiar territory:...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Maria Shriver urges Gov. Jerry Brown to speak out on poverty

    Maria Shriver urges Gov. Jerry Brown to speak out on poverty
    SACRAMENTO — Former First Lady Maria Shriver returned to the state capital for her first public appearance in more than three years to urge lawmakers to take action to help women and children living in poverty. Shriver spoke to a packed auditorium...
  • Dr. Roy Brown, father of Md. Lt. governor, dies at 89

    Dr. Roy Brown, father of Md. Lt. governor, dies at 89
    Dr. Roy H. Brown, the father of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, died in hospice care in Huntington, N.Y. Thursday. He was 89. Dr. Brown, who battled cancer over the past four months, was surrounded by his wife, Lilly, his children and his family. Lt. Gov....
  • After snowstorm paralyzes Atlanta, drivers return to abandoned cars

    ATLANTA — As Georgia nursed a hangover from a freak winter storm, Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for poor preparation that led to massive gridlock in and around Atlanta, forcing drivers to sleep in their cars overnight or abandon...
  • Brown pledges to cap college tuition

    Brown pledges to cap college tuition
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown pledged Wednesday to cap rising tuition costs at Maryland's colleges if he is elected governor.  Brown, a Democrat, vowed in a statement he would limit annual tuition increases to 3 percent. To keep that promise, Brown said he...
  • Lawmakers have $124 million more to dole out

    Lawmakers have $124 million more to dole out
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers eager to cut taxes and boost spending in an election-year got $124 million more reasons Wednesday. State economists revised Florida's revenue forecast upward by that amount for the fiscal year beginning in July on the...
  • 'Alone Yet Not Alone': Who's right in the Oscar song scandal?

    'Alone Yet Not Alone': Who's right in the Oscar song scandal?
    One thing is clear about the revocation of a film's Oscar nomination: It almost never happens. The nullification Tuesday night of an original song nomination for the composer and lyricist of "Alone Yet Not Alone" — an arrangement sung by a...
  • 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...