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TOM CARPER'S GREATEST HITS
Posted: April 28, 2016
Tom Carper was at it again, coming up with the sort of oddball antics he has been doing for years, when he appeared Monday at a political rally for Hillary Clinton. Only this time the rest of the country also got a look at Delaware's Democratic senior senator.
PORTRAIT OF A PRIMARY
Posted: April 26, 2016
Donald Trump wins Delaware in the Republican presidential primary. Hillary Clinton wins Delaware in the Democratic one. Not a surprise, not with the state tagging along with its neighbors and looking a lot like them in its voting patterns.
FOLLOW THE MOTHER
Posted: April 22, 2016; updated: April 23, 2016
If not for Ted Cruz's mother, he would not be running for the Republican presidential nomination today. She was born in Delaware. Otherwise, Ted Cruz would have been born a Canadian citizen with a Cuban father.
Posted: April 21, 2016
Delaware will be voting on Tuesday during "Atlantic Primary Day," along with Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, and guess which state is the one that has a little streak for always going for the presidential nominees?
UPDATE: LEGISLATIVE EARLY LINE 2016
Posted: April 13, 2016
The way legislative candidacies get going is people hear about them on the Grapevine. A couple of races have been upended because of one legislator getting out and another legislator turning around and getting back in.
Posted: April 11, 2016
The unruly sprawl that is the Delaware Democrats' statewide primaries overran the spring dinner hosted by the Sussex County Democrats on Saturday evening in Bridgeville. It was put in perspective by John Carney, who knows something about primaries.
Posted: April 7, 2016
"Political Notebook" is a collection of items about Delaware politics and political figures. This one looks at a messy situation coming after Bryon Short pulled out of the Democratic congressional primary and an internal fight for the Republicans.