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  • Proposed Army National Guard cuts prompt concern

    With all the attention paid to aircraft carriers and submarines, one proposed defense budget cut might be flying under the radar here in Hampton Roads. We're talking about the Army National Guard. The Defense Department is proposing to cut the Guard's...
  • Madigan ally seeks to derail term limit, remap amendments

    Madigan ally seeks to derail term limit, remap amendments
    A longtime ally of House Speaker Michael Madigan is trying to thwart efforts to ask voters whether to impose term limits on lawmakers and curb some of the politics in drawing new legislative district boundaries before the two proposed constitutional...
  • Kashkari calls for repeal of sales tax hike

    Kashkari calls for repeal of sales tax hike
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to work to overturn the sales tax increase he championed, and voters approved, in 2012. “Repealing the … sales tax increase would provide relief to the...
  • Botched Oklahoma execution stirs outrage, may bring changes

    Botched Oklahoma execution stirs outrage, may bring changes
    After a grisly history of electrocutions, gassings, hangings and firing squads, it is the cold, quiet science of lethal injections that has become America's most common and favored method of executing its worst criminals. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled...
  • Brown accused of ducking debates; just two by Democrats set for TV

    Brown accused of ducking debates; just two by Democrats set for TV
    A Valentine's Day agreement among the Democrats running for governor to cooperate on setting up debates collapsed Wednesday as his rivals accused front-runner Anthony G. Brown of ducking a third televised encounter. The lieutenant governor's campaign...
  • Feds looking at Quinn's anti-violence program

    Feds looking at Quinn's anti-violence program
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities have requested information about Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $55 million anti-violence initiative that has drawn fire for mismanagement and misspending. The Illinois comptroller’s office got a call...
  • Gansler campaign launches anti-Brown web site

    Gansler campaign launches anti-Brown web site
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor launched a new web site Thursday with the sole purpose of criticizing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, the front-runner in the June 24 Democratic primary. The new site, http://thebuckdoesntstophere....
  • The debate debate [Editorial]

    The debate debate  [Editorial]
    The campaign to decide who will be Maryland's next governor — a lackluster effort that's so far only boosted the number of undecided voters — took another turn into the banal this week with a debate among the Democrats about debates. Two...
  • Abortion bill on its way to Gov. Scott

    Abortion bill on its way to Gov. Scott
    A bill that would prohibit now-legal abortions prior to the third trimester is headed to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature. The Senate, on a party-line vote of 24-15, passed the bill Friday morning. It would redefine viability and also would eliminate...
  • Obamacare becomes weapon in Florida governor's race

    Obamacare becomes weapon in Florida governor's race
    The race for governor of Florida could hang on one issue: Obamacare. Already Gov. Rick Scott has spent more than $4 million on television ads reminding voters that his chief rival for the job, former Gov. Charlie Crist, enthusiastically supports the...
  • Neel Kashkari voices support for Gov. Brown's 'rainy day fund' plan

    Neel Kashkari voices support for Gov. Brown's 'rainy day fund' plan
    Neel Kashkari, a Laguna Beach Republican running for governor in the June 3 primary, expressed support Saturday for a proposal by Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown to strengthen California’s “rainy day fund” and accelerate the state&...