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  • Romney names new Md. endorsements

    Romney names new Md. endorsements
    (Dec. 20) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney released 37 new Maryland endorsements on Tuesday, including Anne Arundel County state Sen. Bryan W. Simonaire and Baltimore County Del. William J. Frank. Recent polls show Romney running even or slightly...
  • The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid

    The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby. In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal...
  • Wondering aloud: thoughts on religion and politics, energy and athletics

    Some things I've been wondering about: Do nervous Mitt Romney supporters remember then-Sen. Hillary Clinton thumping then-Sen. Barack Obama in three major primary states just prior to Obama declaring victory in the 2008 Democratic primaries? Does the...
  • Political Notebook: Congressman Frank rallies local Obama group

    Political Notebook: Congressman Frank rallies local Obama group
    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank is not running for re-election this year, but he has an idea for a bumper sticker his fellow Democrats can use in their campaigns: "We're not perfect, but they're nuts." The joke, one of several jabs the Massachusetts Democrat took...
  • GOP Hopefuls Vie For State Treasurer Nomination

    Timothy Herbst and Robert Eick both say the average taxpayer probably doesn't know exactly what the state treasurer does. They want to change that. And they also both want to become the next state treasurer. Herbst, 33, and Eick, 51, are battling for...
  • Former Fashion Executive Drops Out Of Treasurer's Race

    Former fashion executive Jack Orchulli, who lost in two statewide races in 2004 and 2010, is dropping out of the race for state treasurer. A Darien Republican, Orchulli had been battling for delegates against two Republicans — Trumbull First...
  • Gun Control Groups Urge Cancellation of Hollywood Fundraiser for Mark Begich and Mark Pryor

    Almost a year ago, in the aftermath of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., a number of entertainment industry activists decried a vote that prevented the Senate from moving forward background check legislation. Some vowed to withhold support from Democrats...
  • McAuliffe rolls out more appointments

    The governor's office sent out a list of new appointments this afternoon. Nothing stands out as controversial or particularly newsy, but there are some important positions. Full list pasted from the governor's press release below. Malbon is Hampton...
  • Obama praises job growth in entertainment industry

    Obama praises job growth in entertainment industry
    President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood Tuesday, crediting the motion picture and television industry for being an engine of growth and a bright spot in a recovering economy. "Entertainment is one of the bright spots of our economy,"...
  • Obama to Meet with Studio Chiefs, Other Industry Reps At DreamWorks Animation

    Update President Obama's schedule on Tuesday includes a meeting with studio executives and other entertainment industry representatives at DreamWorks Animation, where economic issues specific to Hollywood are expected to be discussed, sources said on...
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd earned $3.3 million in 2012

    MPAA's Chris Dodd earned $3.3 million in 2012
    It was a rough year for the Motion Picture Assn. of America in 2012, but not for its chief executive. Even as Hollywood's chief lobbying group saw its losses widen in 2012, MPAA Chairman and former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd's compensation totaled $3.3...
  • Advocates of Tax Credits Talk of Hurdles to Expanding California's Incentive Program

    Supporters of boosting California's film and TV production tax credit are grappling with how to convince lawmakers in Sacramento to expand the program. Los Angeles Councilman Felipe Fuentes, a key champion of the tax incentives when he was an assemblyman...