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JITTERS FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION

Posted: July 14, 2015

No matter what the registration edge is, the political party of a legislator who resigns mid-term to force a special election has a right to be cautiously pessimistic. The latest to make his party jittery is Mike Barbieri, a Democrat leaving to take a six-figure state job.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK

Posted: July 10, 2015

"Political Notebook" is a collection of items about Delaware politics. This one takes a look at the General Assembly's resident budget grump as well as the 2016 campaign bottleneck that does not appear to be ending anytime soon.

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"A LOT OF MOVING PARTS"    

Posted: July 8, 2015

Before the Delaware General Assembly could quit for the year as June 30th stretched into July 1st, it was in such disarray that it was going to take some wheeling and dealing -- literally -- by the governor and the legislators to get out of Dover.

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WAIT A SECOND, JUNE 30TH WENT LONGER THAN USUAL

Posted: July 1, 2015

There was no way the Delaware General Assembly was going to get out of its last session in Dover without an all-nighter, not with all the legislators had left to do. It turned out to be absolutely cosmic because of a tiny time warp in the universe.

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EARLY LINE 2016   

Updated: June 29, 2015

The way candidacies get going is people hear about them on the Grapevine, although truth be told, the 2016 campaign season cannot really get going in earnest until John Carney gives the word about his plans for governor.

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CHRIS BULLOCK MAKES HIS MOVE 

Posted: June 24, 2015

All things considered, Chris Bullock decided he would rather be in Dover. Bullock, the one-term president of the New Castle County Council, is telling other Democrats he has made up his mind between running for lieutenant governor and congressman.

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CHANCERY MAKEOVER  

Posted: June 23, 2015

With a decision from Don Parsons to come off the Court of Chancery when his term is up in the fall, it means Jack Markell as the Democratic governor will appoint or reappoint that entire bench. Not that it is turning out to be anything unusual for him.

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