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  • O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors

    O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors
    Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure. "Our agenda is one of...
  • Rethinking the food vs. fuel debate

    Rethinking the food vs. fuel debate
    This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons. When Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, an ambitious schedule...
  • Implementing Obamacare in a red state: A report from the front

    Implementing Obamacare in a red state: A report from the front
    If you're handing out New Year's best wishes for the "losers" in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, save some heart for the people tasked with implementing the new law in red states -- the dozens of states where legislative obstruction has left...
  • Superstorm Sandy, state by state

    Superstorm Sandy, state by state
    States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore. The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area. By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
  • Republicans score key gubernatorial win in North Carolina

    Republicans score key gubernatorial win in North Carolina
    Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections. Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...
  • GOP Expands Majority in Governors' Mansions

    GOP Expands Majority in Governors' Mansions
    Republicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections. Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
  • North Carolina governor decides against reelection bid

    North Carolina governor decides against reelection bid
    In a surprise move, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Thursday afternoon that she will not seek a second term this November. The Democrat said in a statement that she decided against a reelection bid so she could avoid further politicizing her...
  • Democratic Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina won't seek reelection

    A rare breed just got rarer. Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina, one of the few remaining white Southern Democrats in the House, has announced he will retire rather than run in what was expected to his toughest race yet. Shuler is a leader of the so-...
  • PPP still has Obama up slightly in Florida

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Because one poll has absolutely no statistical relevance to another other poll produced through different sampling and weighting methodologies, please take this most recent poll for what it's worth — very little, beyond a...
  • On the upside, Gov. Corbett's just as unpopular as other GOP Govs.

     
    It's No Secret ... That Gov. Tom Corbett's been getting some pretty bad polling news over the last couple of weeks. But he can take comfort in at least one thing: He's about as unpopular as fellow governors in other......
  • Senate panel supports California 'fracking' moratorium

     
    A state Senate panel has approved legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure....
  • On Location: 'Iron Man 3' lands in North Carolina

     
    In a blow to Los Angeles' below-the-line community, Marvel Studios will take its next "Iron Man" movie to Wilmington, North Carolina....