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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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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

A conversation about immigrants in Delaware and the American Dream came to Lewes Wednesday.

New polling from the UD Center for Political Communication finds two Delaware Congressional incumbents cruising towards re-election.

An internal probe is underway into why some DNA samples at the state forensic lab were not uploaded into a federal database and why that revelation wasn't made public.

Delaware’s Republican Party wants nothing to do with its candidate for the state’s lone U.S. House seat.

State party’s executive committee voted earlier this week to formally censure the candidacy of Scott Walker, who won the Republican primary for the seat Sept. 6.

This week, we continue bringing you our series of Candidate Conversations - part of Delaware Public Media’s 2018 Election coverage, and the Delaware Debates we are producing again this fall with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.

We are examining the race for State Attorney General– and in this interview, Republican Bernard Pepukayi.

Gov. John Carney has made his picks for two open judicial seats on Delaware’s Court of Chancery

Morgan Zurn and Kathaleen McCormick are Carney’s nominees.

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Legislation protecting Delaware’s coastline from offshore drilling was signed into law Thursday by Gov. John Carney.

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Sen. Chris Coons is calling for the FBI to investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But the president has not yet ordered that investigation.

The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) offered its first revenue estimate as planning for the 2020 budget cycle begins.