JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
Delaware Grapevine is taking a break. It will return shortly.
NEVER SAY ORGANIZE
Posted: May 13, 2013
Will Rogers sounded like a sage all over again, as the Delaware Democrats organized themselves, so to speak, for the upcoming rounds of campaigning, as they held their state convention and elected officers Saturday in Dover.
FINALLY, WEDDING BELLS RING FOR ALL
Posted: May 8, 2013
Just two years after gay Delawareans won the right for civil unions, they exchanged it for the right to marriage during a dramatic and historic day of debate and a bill-signing ceremony at Legislative Hall in Dover.
GRIMACES FROM THE GRIDIRON
Posted: May 6, 2013
At the First State Gridiron Dinner & Show, the annual political roast held Saturday evening in Wilmington, it was good to be Beau. It was not good to be The Mayor or the fightin' chief aide in New Castle County or Fisker or . . .
YES & NO IN DOVER
Posted: May 1, 2013; updated: May 9, 2013
Delaware Grapevine introduces a new standing feature to keep track of the roll calls in the General Assembly on the death penalty repeal, gay marriage, gun legislation, tax legislation and the minimum wage, all of them politically perilous votes.
ALL THAT RIGHT STUFF
Posted: April 27, 2013
The Republican state convention, held Friday and Saturday in Wilmington, was just more of all that right stuff, as the party's tea party wing continued to assert itself in putting together a new slate of party officers and setting party rules.
LEGISLATIVE HALL NOTEBOOK
Posted: April 25, 2013
"Legislative Hall Notebook" is a collection of items from the Delaware General Assembly in Dover. This one looks at the finalists for a Superior Court judgeship and the return of Bob Gilligan, the Democratic ex-speaker.
HOUSE MEMBERS SAY "WE DO" TO GAY MARRIAGE
Posted: April 24, 2013
The state House of Representatives had a throwback of a debate before it voted Tuesday to pass a gay marriage bill and send it to the state Senate. Arguments that were dormant for decades were oddly given an airing.