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  • Don't endorse governor candidates

    I hope retirees and members of all the educational and state labor organizations convince their leadership to withhold all endorsements and financial contributions for any candidate running for the office of governor in Illinois. Presently, there are no...
  • 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:...
  • Gov. McAuliffe asks business leaders to push harder on Medicaid

    Gov. McAuliffe asks business leaders to push harder on Medicaid
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe asked some of the state's most powerful business leaders Wednesday to raise their voices a little to back one of his top priorities: Expanding Medicaid. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the governor at a luncheon...
  • 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...
  • Atlanta paralyzed by less than 3 inches of snow

    ATLANTA — Light snow was falling when Samantha Avers left Duluth, a northeast Atlanta suburb, on Tuesday afternoon. She figured she would be home quickly, for it was only a 30- to 45-minute drive. Twenty-two hours later, Avers, an account...
  • Medical marijuana hearing was historic for Pennsylvania Legislature

    The one person who should have been in Hearing Room 8E-A/B of the Pennsylvania Capitol, at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, was not there. Moments before the start of a hearing held by the state Senate Law & Justice Committee, 10-year-old Hannah Pallas of Butler...
  • '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...
  • 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,...