JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
THE PRIMARIES, THEY ARE A-COMIN'
Posted: March 7, 2014
Primaries are becoming a way of life in Delaware politics. With Primary Day set for Tuesday, Sept. 9, there are some statewide and legislative match-ups that are already emerging as contests that bear watching.
AND THEN THERE WERE TWO
Posted: March 5, 2014
Today is the deadline for applying to be the next chancellor, now that Leo Strine Jr. has been elevated to chief justice, and in defiance of conventional wisdom, someone not named Andy Bouchard is also said to come forward.
LEO STRINE AND THE LEFTOVER JUSTICES
Posted: Feb. 28, 2014
Delaware got its eighth chief justice of the modern era of the Supreme Court when Leo Strine Jr. took his oath Friday, amid a lot of speculation about how someone as singularly forceful as he is will fit into a collaborative bench.
WHO ELSE BUT CHRIS COONS?
Posted: Feb. 25, 2014
Not for the first time, something out of the ordinary happened when Chris Coons took a turn presiding over the Senate earlier this month. In this case, the Democrats and the Republicans conspired to break a filibuster over the debt ceiling with a "silent vote."
DOLLARS FOR DEMOCRATS
Posted: Feb. 21, 2014
The Democrats made a push to put the top statewide races in Delaware farther out of reach for the Republicans, as a new round of campaign finance reports show. For the rest of the statewide ballot, it is more of a scramble.
THE MOST INTERESTING VOTE IN LEGISLATIVE HALL
Posted: Feb. 18, 2014
Before the Delaware General Assembly left Dover last month for a six-week break, there was a strange roll call that left people wondering what was going on with the House of Representatives and the speaker.
AUDITOR RACE ALERT
Posted: Feb. 13, 2014
When Tom Wagner, the Republican state auditor who is up for election, filed his campaign finance report for 2013, it was cause for setting off alarm bells, although it appears to have set them off for the wrong campaign.