Kenya's presidential election leads news items including a text-compelled mistrial, a limited clergy-penitent privilege and a high-tech end to gerrymandering.
Of those polled in a new Bloomberg Politics-Saint Anselm poll, just 1 percent said they would vote for O'Malley.
A few government and politics headlines for Friday.
The Eye Opener is back this morning with a handful of government and politics headlines from around the state.
Remember all the media chatter during the primaries about how the “Mormon factor” could undermine Mitt Romney’s candidacy? Forget about it. American voters, it turns out, are mostly unconcerned about Romney’s religious affiliation or have no idea what it is. Only 60 percent of voters are aware that Romney is a Mormon, 9 percent think […]
POLAND, Ohio — President Barack Obama says private sector job growth is a “step in the right direction,” but the economy must grow faster following a modest monthly job report. Obama spoke on the second day of a bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania as the government reported that only 80,000 jobs were created in […]
WASHINGTON — Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney won critical establishment support Wednesday from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and got new help from former Sen. Bob Dole as he looks to unite the Republican Party behind his candidacy. Romney said he’s “almost there” after pursuing the GOP nomination for six years, […]
SILVER SPRING — Montgomery County is looking for people to serve as election judges at polling sites for the presidential elections in April and November. The judges must be registered voters in the state of Maryland and must be able to speak, read and write in English. The judges cannot hold or be a candidate […]
Every so often we look at the overall performance of the real estate markets, and based on what the numbers tell us, try to glean a glimpse of what the future might hold. As with many things, the beginning of a new year is an appropriate time to get some fresh perspective. In evaluating the […]
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Rep. Ron Paul announced Friday that he will run for the GOP nomination for president in 2012, the third attempt for the man known on Capitol Hill as “Dr. No” for his enthusiasm for bashing runaway spending and government overreach. “Time has come around to the point where the people are […]
Today, I’m on the hunt for Woody Harrelson. “Game Change” is filming at the Tremont Grand, right around the corner from TDR’s offices, and security and set people have told us that Harrelson’s supposed to make an appearance Monday to shoot a scene. The made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election is filming around the […]
WASHINGTON — This month’s early, under-the-radar campaigning by potential Republican challengers to President Barack Obama is a reminder of something too easily forgotten: Running for president is harder than it looks, and Obama ultimately will stand against a flesh-and-blood nominee certain to make mistakes along the way. Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty and other possible GOP […]