Reports on election night can be incomplete, misleading or inaccurate. So why the rush for results? We can’t stop news outlets from reporting the results that they have, but we can require that votes not be released until there is a reasonable certainty of the outcome.
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie gave a free-wheeling and confident speech last week that recalled to the right-wing faithful why they should be his corner, despite his Trafficgate woes and his grateful 2012 embrace of Mr. Obama during the Hurricane Sandy crisis, which came at the expense of Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State.
Amtrak passengers in Maryland are beneficiaries of Florida's decision to turn down more than $2 billion in federal high-speed rail funds, as officials redirected nearly $800 million into Northeast Corridor infrastructure.