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  • Ten years after Gray Davis recall, California still feels effects

    Ten years after Gray Davis recall, California still feels effects
    SACRAMENTO — Ten years ago, California erupted in an anti-government, anti-establishment convulsion unlike any ever seen. Disgruntled voters seized the chance for a rare do-over, recalling their staid and serious governor, Gray Davis, and...
  • In welcome change, Greece projects growth in economy in 2014

    In welcome change, Greece projects growth in economy in 2014
    ATHENS -- In the strongest sign yet of economic recovery, Greece’s ruling coalition on Monday unveiled a draft budget for 2014 that foresees growth in the country's debt-crippled economy, which is emerging from the doldrums after six years of...
  • Government shutdown: GOP losing ground with public, polls indicate

    Government shutdown: GOP losing ground with public, polls indicate
    WASHINGTON – The standoff over the government shutdown continues to damage the public’s opinion of congressional Republicans, two new surveys indicate, a finding likely to deepen concern among GOP leaders about the impact the stalemate is...
  • In shutdown war, Democrats may be losing the PR battle

    Republicans continued to criticize President Obama and Senate Democrats on Monday for refusing to negotiate over the partial government shutdown that the House GOP instigated last week. And so far, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has also...
  • Obama: Failure to raise debt limit would 'cause economic chaos'

    Obama: Failure to raise debt limit would 'cause economic chaos'
    WASHINGTON — Failure by Congress to raise the nation’s debt ceiling would “cause economic chaos,” President Obama warned as he pressed House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to allow votes to reopen government agencies and allow...
  • Public education a public concern [Editorial]

    Generally speaking, the general public should be a lot more interested in the formulation of a budget for the school system than attendance at public hearings on the subject would seem to indicate. From a philosophical standpoint, public education is...
  • L.A. County funding plan nearly derailed in supervisors' dispute

    L.A. County funding plan nearly derailed in supervisors' dispute
    In an unusual display of brinkmanship, Los Angeles County Supervisors nearly derailed a plan for $362.4 million in spending over disagreements about how to handle $75 million slated for capital projects and maintenance throughout the county. The...
  • D.C. must ban the brinkmanship

    D.C. must ban the brinkmanship
    It was deja vu all over again in Washington on Tuesday as the federal government entered the second week of its partial shutdown. Calling on Democrats to negotiate a budget deal, House Republicans proposed a new version of the deficit-reduction...
  • L.A. County supervisors approve funds for jail reforms

    A year after a citizens' commission handed down an extensive set of recommendations for preventing the abuse of jail inmates, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to pay for many of the reforms. The board unanimously voted to authorize $29.3...
  • Some state workers called back, others sent home because of shutdown

    Some state workers called back, others sent home because of shutdown
    Some Illinois workers told to stay home were called back to their jobs Wednesday, while others began preparing for furloughs, highlighting the ongoing uncertainty caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government. Several dozen state workers...
  • White House: Death benefits for military families 'to be fixed today'

    White House: Death benefits for military families 'to be fixed today'
    WASHINGTON – President Obama is ordering his administration to restart payment of death benefits to the families of fallen military personnel despite the government shutdown, the White House said Wednesday. Obama was “not pleased” to...