JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
Posted: April 24, 2014
"Political Notebook" is a collection of items about Delaware politics. This one looks at the way a special session for the state Senate is being avoided and the difference between what the Democrats and the Republicans are showing in the congressional races.
BEAU BIDEN OUT, MATT DENN IN
Posted: April 21, 2014
Matt Denn, the lieutenant governor, pulled a fast one on himself by filing first thing Monday as a Democratic candidate for attorney general in place of Beau Biden, whose withdrawal late last week is creating messy political and constitutional fallout.
BEAU BIDEN STRIKES AGAIN
Posted: April 17, 2014
When Beau Biden makes up his mind, it always seems to be a bolt that blows up Delaware politics, none more than his decision to bypass the 2014 election, when he was expected to run for a third term as the Democratic attorney general, and go for governor in 2016.
REPUBLICAN RELIEF RUNS UP AGAINST REGISTRATION
Posted: April 15, 2014
The Republicans helped their own cause for the 2014 election by sidestepping the possibility of a primary for treasurer, but no matter what they do, the voter registration numbers are stacked against them and getting worse.
SPEED-VOTING FOR CHANCELLOR
Posted: April 10, 2014
The state Senate zipped through the nomination of Andy Bouchard almost as fast as it would vote for a resolution supporting motherhood and apple pie. Bouchard will be the new chancellor in charge of Delaware's prestigious Court of Chancery.
"I HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THIS"
Posted: April 8, 2014
What Judge Jan Jurden said when she sentenced Robert H. Richards IV, the defendant with the privileged background, in a sex abuse case involving his daughter is not necessarily what people have been led to think she said. A court transcript shows it.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE FOLLIES
Posted: April 4, 2014
Through the years, money has come into politics in many different ways. It has bought votes. It has sluiced through campaign finance laws. It had another makeover this week from the U.S. Supreme Court and the Delaware General Assembly.