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Politics & Government

Delaware Public Media's coverage of First State politics and government, including the General Assembly. Coverage is led by Delaware Public Media's political reporter Sarah Mueller.

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Candidates for the Delaware’s lone seat in the U.S. House clashed at the University of Delaware Wednesday.


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Democratic Senator Tom Carper sparred with his challenger, Republican Rob Arlett, at the University of Delaware Wednesday night.


Retiring Republican State Auditor Tom Wagner announced Wednesday he is appointing the GOP candidate for that office to serve as deputy auditor.

Delaware’s Candidates U.S. House and U.S Senate make their case for your vote.

Delaware Public Media and the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication present the 2018 Delaware Debates live from Mitchell Hall on the campus of the University of Delaware.

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Delaware youth have new criminal justice protections that help them avoid having a record.


The Delaware Democratic Party has filed a complaint alleging two Republican officeholders of violating campaign finance laws.


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A Superior Court judge ruled against regulations on carrying guns in Delaware State Parks last week.


Sen. Chris Coons said he wants to learn more about what happened to a U.S. resident and journalist who vanished and is alleged to have been murdered.


Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney and other state officials heard more about work to improve Delaware’s Family Court Tuesday.

Delaware received a $400,000 federal grant to help victims of domestic violence in 2013. That funding ends this month.

Some Delaware lawmakers and Delmarva Power ratepayers say it’s time to re-examine an agreement with Bloom Energy forcing a controversial $5 fee on to Delmarva utility bills.


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