JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
THE AGONY OF THE MID-TERMS
Posted: Dec. 12, 2013
The mid-term elections customarily put not just the congressional seats held by the president's party at risk, but also the legislative seats here in Delaware. At least, they used to, for the better part of half a century, until Christine O'Donnell came along.
DOWN ON THE BALLOT
Posted: Dec. 9, 2013
These days politics is taking a pass on Delaware, until it gets way down on the ballot. Way, way down on the ballot, it got quite lively for two New Castle County councilwomen, one from each party.
A DATE WHICH WILL LIVE IN DELAWARE
Posted: Dec. 5, 2013
As any Delawarean knows, December the 7th is the date for both Delaware Day and Pearl Harbor Day, but what other dates on the state's calendar bring about other famous convergences, some regularly and some not?
CHIEF AMONG THEM
Posted: Dec. 3, 2013
Somewhere among a list of finalists, there is a new chief justice ready to be named by Jack Markell, the Democratic governor, now that the Judicial Nominating Commission has looked the four candidates over.
GUESS WHAT? A REAL RACE FOR AUDITOR
Posted: Nov. 27, 2013
The race for auditor has been the race that Delaware forgot. Tom Wagner has kept himself in office as the Republican auditor against Democratic candidates ranging from forgettable to notorious, but it looks he is getting a serious challenge in 2014.
BEING TREASURER IS NEVER HAVING TO SAY YOU'RE SORRY
Posted: Nov. 22, 2013
Chip Flowers, the state treasurer, is still on the travel circuit, but this time he is making the rounds of party meetings with his fellow Delaware Democrats, just to make sure they know he is running for re-election and not about to back away.
MORE FLAK FOR CHIP FLOWERS
Posted: Nov. 19, 2013
A standoff between Chip Flowers, the Democratic state treasurer, and a board that oversees the state's investments is going the board's way and giving Flowers a new set of political woes as he prepares to run for re-election next year.