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  • New Senate polls offer three lessons and some hope for Democrats

    WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races. First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had...
  • Georgians go gun crazy, and you know what? It's their right.

    Georgia is on a lot of people’s minds today after its governor on Wednesday signed the Safe Carry Protection Act, or, as its opponents call it, the Guns Everywhere Bill. In fact, this may be the most attention Yankees have paid to the state...
  • Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches

    In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
  • Georgia governor signs broad gun rights expansion

    ELLIJAY, Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday that would vastly expand where Georgians can legally carry firearms, a proposal that has drawn heaps of praise and scorn from outside groups. "People who follow the rules can protect themselves...
  • Quinn taken to court over patronage hiring at IDOT

    Quinn taken to court over patronage hiring at IDOT
    A Chicago attorney who has long crusaded against patronage is asking a federal judge to investigate hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, alleging the Democratic governor has continued to stack the Illinois Department of Transportation with political hires....
  • Emanuel's office rips Rauner robocalls on pension bill

    Emanuel's office rips Rauner robocalls on pension bill
    Bruce Rauner drew criticism from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office today over the Republican governor candidate’s criticism of a bill that would change pensions for some Chicago city workers and result in a likely property tax increase. Rauner...
  • O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

    O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam
    Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam. The governor, whose Irish heritage inspired his Celtic rock band and his taste in poetry,...
  • Lawmakers jockey over budget surpluses

    WASHINGTON Less than 24 hours after the University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat cross-state rival Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray asked state lawmakers for $80 million to renovate Rupp Arena, the iconic building...
  • Senate panel supports governor filling legislative vacancies

    SACRAMENTO -- Alarmed by the cost of holding special elections whenever a vacancy occurs in the Legislature, a state panel on Tuesday endorsed putting a measure before voters that would allow the governor to appoint people to fill empty seats. Los...
  • In favor of tax credits for Hollywood production [Letter]

    Editor: Colossal stupidity is the best description of our lawmakers in Annapolis who did not vote to extend the full tax credits asked by the production company of the Netflix TV series "House of Cards," filmed right here in Harford County and...
  • New Jersey governor's press aide subpoenaed in 'Bridgegate' probe

    (Reuters) - A New Jersey legislative panel investigating the "Bridgegate" traffic scandal subpoenaed the press spokesman to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and three other officials on Tuesday. The Legislative Select Committee on Investigation ordered...