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  • Gloves off, Charlie Crist goes after Rick Scott hard

    Gloves off, Charlie Crist goes after Rick Scott hard
    Charlie Crist didn't hold anything back Monday, delivering an aggressive denunciation of Gov. Rick Scott personally and politically, depicting him as an ethically suspect chief executive who doles out favors to big campaign contributors and doesn't...
  • Charlie Crist, Rick Scott campaigns offer political showmanship

    Politics often turns into political theater as candidates try to look good and score points with the public. So it was in the Florida race for governor on Monday. Former Gov. Charlie Crist was the scheduled speaker for the Forum Club of the Palm...
  • Company On Major Highway Job Fires, Sues VP

    A high-ranking manager has been fired from a construction firm that's playing a key role in reconstructing service areas on Connecticut highways after he improperly obtained more than $50,000 worth of improvements to his home, the firm alleges in a...
  • Conservatives Rand Paul, Ted Cruz test U.S. presidential waters in New Hampshire

    (This April 12 story was corrected to change name of organizing group in the third paragraph to Americans for Prosperity Foundation from Americans for Prosperity) MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted...
  • Someone is qualified to be Md. governor — he's just not a Democrat [Letter]

    Someone is qualified to be Md. governor — he's just not a Democrat [Letter]
    In a recent letter to the editor, K. Cooper was half right — the Democrats have no one who is genuinely qualified to be Maryland's next governor ("Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one!" April 5). However, the Republicans do:...
  • Interviews show Christie staff reacting to scandal

    TRENTON, N.J. The law firm hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to investigate the George Washington Bridge lane closures on Monday released more than 400 pages of documents that describe in detail interactions between the governor's aides as the...
  • Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates

    When California voters decided to change the way the state's primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization. If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November...
  • O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

    O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization
    Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of a 5-year-old boy from South Baltimore who died in 2011 after a distracted driver chatting on his cellphone plowed into the back of Jake Owen's family car...
  • Rauner would veto Chicago pension bill

    Rauner would veto Chicago pension bill
    Republican candidate Bruce Rauner said today that if he were governor, he would veto legislation lawmakers sent to Gov. Pat Quinn last week that would cut pension benefits for some city workers and allow aldermen to raise property taxes to shore up the...
  • Kiev's grip loosening on restive eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Staff working for Serhiy Taruta, the steel baron appointed by Kiev as governor of the restive Donetsk region, say he is hard at work in the regional capital, but cannot disclose where exactly for security reasons. The...
  • 10 weeks out, 2 questions for Maryland Democrats

    10 weeks out, 2 questions for Maryland Democrats
    Now, the real fun starts. It's a mad, mad dash to the June 24 gubernatorial primary as the many undecided, unimpressed Democrats try to answer a what's-worse question that goes like this: What's worse, a lieutenant governor (Anthony Brown) who "squibbed...