February 10, 2016

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Andrew Robb touts Georgina Downer, Tim Wilson for Goldstein

(subscription) (subscription)... include the Anthonys (Larry, Doug and Larry), the Katters (Bob, Bob and Robbie), the Creans (Frank and Simon), the Beazleys (Kim and...

VCU's Johnson, Alie-Cox step from basketball arena to political arena

This is about the hotly contested game between Senate and House of Delegates members as part of the Capitol Square Basketball Challenge benefiting the VCU...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

Campaign spokeswoman Samantha Smith said Christie shared his decision with staff at his campaign headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, late Wednesday afternoon, and was calling...

Feinstein's new drought relief bill seeks water storage, targeted releases

Feinstein and House Republicans from California had a well-publicized disagreement late last year as the House and Senate haggled over the omnibus spending bill for...

What This New York Times Writer Got Wrong on Supreme Court Case Challenging Obama's Executive Actions

Elizabeth Slattery writes about the rule of law, the proper role of the courts, civil rights and equal protection, and the scope of constitutional provisions...

PA Senate votes against removing Kathleen Kane as Attorney General

HARRISBURG, Pa-- By a vote of 29-19, the Pa. Senate fails to remove Kathleen Kane as Attorney General. The vote fell largely along party lines.

'Death with dignity' bill sparks emotional Iowa Senate debate

Wendy Smith of Ottumwa, who formerly worked as a director of home health and hospice in Washington state, which has a death with dignity law,...

Marco Rubio Is Robotic, but Not Out of It

I was a White House communications director to President George W. Bush and a communications adviser to Senator John McCain in his 2008 campaign. I...

Battle over booking bill

ON THE TRAIL: Sara Fagen, partner at DDC Public Affairs and a former senior aide and White House political director for President George W. Bush,...

Who is Andrea Zopp? The Race For The US Senate Seat

No one understands this scrutiny better than Illinois U.S. Senate candidate Andrea Zopp. The former President and CEO of the Chicago Urban League decided to...

Real estate transactions

139 Walnut Wood Trail from Annie Laurie Sutton Rumfelt to William C. Fogarty and Elsy J. Fogarty $277,500. 238 Quiet Pond Way from Patrick M.

Wayne Easter to co-chair Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Group

... that examines issues and policies important to both countries. Easter will co-chair the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group (IPG) with Manitoba Senator Janis Johnson, according...

Guns would be banned from Maryland college campuses under legislative leaders' bill

Montgomery County Democrats Sen. Jamie Raskin, who is running for Congress, and Del. William C. Smith Jr. are the primary sponsors of that measure. The...

Senate act on strip clubs adds to sodomy criticism

The Senate passed a bill, on a 27-10 vote, that would prohibit full nudity at strip clubs that serve alcohol. That's already the law in...

Early voting begins Tuesday

Sen. John Boozman (R) faces Curtis Coleman (R) in March for his U.S. Senate seat. The winner will go against Conner Eldridge (D), Frank Gilbert...

The Red Hot Chili Peppers Stoke the Fire for Bernie Sanders' Political Revolution

Enter Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who has the progressive wing of the Democratic Party fired up around his call to break up the big banks,...

From storms and scandals, from clashes to campaigns, Chris Christie's highs and lows

Blaming the “liberal” state Supreme Court for New Jersey's budget troubles, Christie decides to unseat its only black member, Justice John Wallace Jr., a Democrat,...

How the outsiders won -

CNN- and the insiders crumbledCNNHe lapped his closest challenger, Ohio Governor John Kasich, by double digits, and he notched his first win in this presidential...

Day in History: Triton wins Wasioja boys basketball crown

Ten years ago: Former federal disaster chief Michael Brown told a Senate committee he had alerted the White House to how bad things were in...

Hammer blasts Sheriff Wood over gun bills

“Maintaining a close relationship with the Second Amendment leaders in our state, Sheriff Larry Campbell was a strong Second Amendment supporter,” Hammer wrote. “To the...

After Months Of Focus On Just 2 States, Candidates Scramble To Appeal To 2 More

Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images and Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Originally published on February 10, 2016 8:46 am ... Rubio has major backing in South...

20 days 'till MA PRIMARY -

- WU endorses EDWARDS for Senate -- REGAN out at Suffolk UPoliticoTRANSPORTATION MATTERS -- “MBTA to consider privatizing services involving 250 jobs,” by Nicole Dungca,...

Donald Trump “Yuge” Winner In New Hampshire

With nearly 90 percent of the vote counted, Trump had 35.1 percent – easily outdistancing Ohio governor John Kasich (15.9 percent), Cruz (11.6 percent), former...

What Congressional Republicans' Snub Of Obama's Budget Really Says

In 2010, the now-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), bluntly told National Journal that "the single most important thing we want to achieve is for...

Mike Duffy files Senate paperwork ahead of fraud trial decision

If Duffy, who is currently on a leave of absence with pay pending the outcome of his trial, is convicted of just one criminal charge,...

US lawmakers seek to bar states from mandating encryption weaknesses

FBI Director James Comey told a Senate panel on Tuesday that federal investigators have still been unable to access the contents of a cellphone belonging...

11 people are sentenced to 300 lashes and prison in Saudi Arabia for having a party

Thank you.' Yesterday it was also reported that a man had been arrested by Saudi Arabia's morality police for wearing a cartoon costume of a...

MP advocates for action on African adoptions

Cooper has been in touch with Senator Mobina Jaffer, who has been working with a number of Canadian families impacted by the DRC's government's actions.

Shelby's seniority important to state

Center for Responsive PoliticsMike Rogers is being challenged by former Phenix City School Superintendent Larry DiChiara. The winner of the Republican primary will have a...

Demo leader: Senate hopefuls need "their own narrative'

Demo leader: Senate hopefuls need "their own narrative'A Louisiana Democrat running for the U.S. Senate this year shouldn't expect to follow the game plan that...

Boys results from Feb. 9

Leadership: Devon Brown 2, Dezmere Ellis 9, Mahjari Hutchinson 0, Tamar Jackson 9, Tymeek Mackey 29, Nygel McInnis 0, Terrick Morgan 0, Jacquane Reed 1,...

Clinton Loses Primary to Sanders, Stays Optimisitc

Senator Paul Tsongas. Former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama also lost the New Hampshire primary in 2000 and 2008, respectively. Clinton and Sanders...

Bingham Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Morgan Lewis also brought on Baker & McKenzie tax partner PETER DAUB in Washington, D.C., and landed labor and employment counsel ALICIA FARQUHAR in Palo...

Cruz claims New Hampshire as a win

"I want to congratulate Donald Trump on an impressive win tonight," Cruz told a small but enthusiastic crowd here, eliciting boos, as poll results showed...

Keystone XL permit legislation rejected by Senate committee

PIERRE—A panel of state senators decided Tuesday the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission should be able to continue to grant permits for international projects, such...

New Hampshire primary 2016 results: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win; John Kasich surprises

We're mad as hell and we're not going to take it anymore. That's right, all of us are now Howard Beale, the out-of-control newscaster from...

Donald Trump sweeps to victory in New Hampshire primary

“The pundits had it all figured out, last Monday night, when the Iowa caucuses were complete,” Bush told a gathering of supporters in Manchester. “They...

Canada's palliative care so bad that patients may opt for euthanasia, experts warn

The Liberal-appointed Senator Serge Joyal also said he was “surprised” the CCS has no position on physician-assisted suicide, as presumably cancer patients would be seeking...