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  • Other Voices: Tim Walters, Cathy Overmeyer

    Elected school board Political office is often not about leadership but expediency. The discussion over considering electing the Anne Arundel County School Board over appointing them proves that point. Across this great country over 13,000 school...
  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...
  • Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party

    Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party
    A gay GOP group is seeking official recognition by the California Republican Party at its biannual gathering in Sacramento this weekend, potentially setting the stage for a divisive floor fight on Sunday. Charles Moran, chairman of the group, the...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2
    The Underwoods are in crisis mode. Frank is meeting with the top Democrats in congress. He thinks that they're meeting to talk about his jobs program, America Works. In reality, they're confronting him, telling him that it's in the best interests of...
  • Our say: Hogan encounters state-local divide

     Our say: Hogan encounters state-local divide
    The chasm between parties is not the only one a governor must cope with. There is also the divide between state and local. Gov. Larry Hogan has been discovering this the hard way recently. Even if you've just given your party a triumph at the polls,...
  • After rough February, Christie seeks smoother pathway in March

    WASHINGTON March can't come soon enough for Chris Christie. New Jersey's Republican governor, who's considering a run for president, began February with an England trip derailed by a comment about vaccines. Things went downhill from there, as news...
  • 5 things to know about Estonia's parliamentary election

    Estonia's center-right government is being challenged by a party that draws its support from the Baltic country's Russian minority. Here are five things to know about Estonia's parliamentary vote on Sunday: UKRAINE FACTOR Security is a key concern for...
  • Anti-Israel divestment push gains traction at US colleges

    The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students arrived wearing keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while in the front row, a young man sat draped in the Israeli flag. As the meeting opened, a student government officer reviewed...
  • Kansas lawmakers pass raft of bills before deadline

    Kansas legislators have reached the midpoint of their annual session having advanced measures on gun rights and teacher union collective bargaining but having left others to languish, including ones that would legalize medical marijuana, expand the...
  • Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?

    Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month. But in...
  • Mayor of Fresno won't seek US Senate seat

    The Republican mayor of the California city of Fresno has decided not to run for the United States Senate, an adviser said. Mayor Ashley Swearengin will not seek the seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2016, the Los Angeles Times...
  • Week 5: Nevada lawmakers debate equal pay, miniature horses

    Protests over public lands and a push to close the gender pay gap promise to be among the highlights of the fifth week of the Nevada legislative session. But lawmakers are also throwing a bone to their four-legged friends with a measure to make peace...