A councillor on Ards and North Down Borough Council, he provoked controversy within the DUP last year when he voted in favour of a motion to light up Ards Town Hall in rainbow colours to mark LGBT Awareness Week. … [Read more...] about DUP councillor Tom Smith resigns from the party
"We are honored that Whip Hoyer has joined the state party and local Democrats across the 4th Congressional District in endorsing Jessica's campaign to bring effective, local leadership back to our community," spokeswoman Makaiah Mohler said in a statement. … [Read more...] about D.C. Democrats playing favorites in Tom McClintock race
FILE - In this March 25, 2018, file photo, Texas Tech's Zhaire Smith, top, dunks against Villanova during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional final in Boston. Texas Tech standout freshman guard Smith says he is signing with an agent and will be available in the NBA draft. Smith said in a Twitter post that he is signing with Roc Nation and forgoing the rest of his collegiate career. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) … [Read more...] about Spurs draft profile: Zhaire Smith
Smith-Pelly was one of the Capitals' top players in their run to a Stanley Cup championship, scoring seven even-strength goals in 24 playoff games to match his regular season total. He played mostly on the fourth line, but he was also occasionally used in a top-six role, temporarily promoted to the top line beside center Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin when Tom Wilson was suspended for three playoff games. Smith-Pelly's strong postseason play would have made him a coveted free agent, and he turned down more lucrative one- and two-year contracts elsewhere because of an emotional attachment to Washington, a source said. … [Read more...] about Capitals, Smith-Pelly on verge of one-year, $1 million extension
"You look at the Republican (gubernatorial candidates), and they spent in the $2 million to $4 million range," Knotts said. "Running a modern campaign that takes advantage of technology and a sophisticated get-out-the-vote strategy will require something in the seven figures, not the six figures. ... And (he) will likely have to look to outside groups to bring in the money." … [Read more...] about SC voters replenish Democrat Smith’s campaign. But will SC dollars be enough?