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Delaware Mayor Resigns, Citing Stress Over Wawa Opponents

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, Del. — The mayor of Newark is resigning because of stress caused by opponents of a new Wawa convenience store. Vance Funk said in a let...

Dem Lawmaker To Be Wed In State's First Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

A Democratic lawmaker and her partner are set to wed in Delaware's first same-sex marriage on July 1, less than two months after the state legislature...

State Lawmakers Deal Stunning Blow To Gun Control Measure

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

DOVER, Del. -- A bill that would have expanded the ability of Delaware authorities to prohibit people with mental health issues from having guns was d...

John Celock

GOP Gov Pushes Employment Plan To Colleagues

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of South Dakota shared his personal experience growing up as the child of two deaf parents as part of the Nation...

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GOP Gov. Blames 'Everybody' For Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of Oklahoma blames both parties for the partisan gridlock causing the country to speed toward sequestration, the...

John Celock

Gov. Remains 'Really Excited' About Culture-Change Push

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Halfway through his term as chairman of the National Governors Association, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) remains "really excited" about...

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GOP Gov Waits To Take Stand On 'Fascist' Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is not taking a position yet on legislation introduced in her state to cross-train teachers as police offi...

Christine O'Donnell Describes Shocking Charges As 'Tacky'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Christine O'Donnell described the arrest of a former Republican Delaware state Senate candidate, whom she endorsed, on child sex charges, as "tacky" a...

Tea Party Candidate's Shocking Indictment

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Eric Bodenweiser, a former Republican candidate for the Delaware state Senate with ties to Christine O'Donnell and the Tea Party, was indicted Monday ...

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Top Gov Sees Benefits To State Fiscal Report

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

A report released Tuesday shows that states face up to $4 trillion in unfunded liabilities and a host of other fiscal problems. Delaware Gov. Jack ...

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Jobs For The Disabled Get A New Champion

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- The new chairman of the National Governors Association plans to focus his year at the helm on developing ways that states can hel...

O'Donnell Closes Gap, or Coons up Big? The Dirt in Poll Details

David C. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David C. Wilson

The media, the public, and elected officials need to understand a very important premise: it's not the numbers that matter, it's the inference you make from the numbers.