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  • Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday

    Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday
    A group pushing an effort to put a legislative term limit question on the general election ballot, a movement heavily backed by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner, takes its next step Wednesday when it files petitions with the State Board of...
  • Hogan puts spending cutbacks first

    Hogan puts spending cutbacks first
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Tuesday night that he would focus on controlling Maryland's spending before moving to roll back what he called the "40 consecutive tax increases" adopted under Gov. Martin O'Malley. Appearing at a...
  • Democrats plan two TV debates, one on radio

    Democrats plan two TV debates, one on radio
    The three Democratic contenders for governor have agreed on a plan to hold three broadcast debates — two televised and one on radio — before the June 24 primary, according to the campaign of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. Brown campaign...
  • McAuliffe: Sterling must go, but I'm hands off on Redskins

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe backed the NBA's push to remove Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling this morning, but he brushed aside comparisons between Sterling's racism and the Washington Redskins name. "Absolutely," the governor told WTOP 103.5 FM,...
  • Gansler, Mizeur campaigns accuse Brown of ducking third televised debate

    Gansler, Mizeur campaigns accuse Brown of ducking third televised debate
     The campaigns of his two Democratic rivals accused  Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown today of trying to avoid a third televised debate they said had been agreed to in the Democratic primary for governor.  The campaigns of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler...
  • Botched execution: Oklahoma governor pledges independent review

    Botched execution: Oklahoma governor pledges independent review
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin promised an independent review of the state’s execution protocols Wednesday after a bungled execution raised questions about the state's handling of capital punishment. The Republican governor emphasized, however, that...
  • Rauner says probe shows Quinn part of 'broken culture' in Springfield

    Rauner says probe shows Quinn part of 'broken culture' in Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn today defended his $55 million anti-violence program now under scrutiny by a Cook County grand jury, saying he is not going to turn his back from public safety needs in Chicago and other urban areas. The Democratic...
  • Voters, some Democratic politicians swinging against the death penalty

    Voters, some Democratic politicians swinging against the death penalty
    The fierce reaction to a botched Oklahoma execution may be fueled by the slow weakening of public support for capital punishment, which has coincided with a shift among Democratic politicians toward opposition to the death penalty. Capital punishment...
  • 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...