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  • California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election

    California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his fellow Democrats are on the cusp of a coveted supermajority in both the Assembly and Senate, giving them the rare power to raise taxes without any Republican support. No single party has held such a supermajority in...
  • Marijuana legalization passes in Colorado, Washington

    Marijuana legalization passes in Colorado, Washington
    Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the biggest victory ever for the legalization movement. "The significance of these events cannot be understated," said NORML, a pro-...
  • Marijuana Legalization Passes in Washington, Colorado

    Marijuana Legalization Passes in Washington, Colorado
    Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the biggest victory ever for the legalization movement. "The significance of these events cannot be understated," said NORML, a pro-...
  • High court hears challenge to Eyman initiative

    High court hears challenge to Eyman initiative
    It’s been the law of the land for most of the last 20 years, but is the supermajority requirement to raise taxes here Washington even legal?  On Tuesday, the Washington Supreme Court heard a challenge to one of the most debated laws in our state....
  • Election 2012: Deadline to apply for mail-in ballots is Oct. 30

    More and more folks are voting via mail-in ballots, touted as a convenience for busy citizens. Oct. 30 is the deadline to apply for mail-in ballots. Applications for the mail-in ballots are available in the city clerk's office in City Hall or the...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights back as recall effort begins

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights back as recall effort begins
    Democrats and liberal activists officially launched a campaign Tuesday to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, an effort rooted in the Republican's successful effort to pass legislation stripping public employees of collective bargaining rights. And...
  • Drive to recall Wis. Gov. Walker begins

    Drive to recall Wis. Gov. Walker begins
    MADISON, Wis. — A long anticipated recall drive aimed at removing controversial Gov. Scott Walker got under way today with opponents of the freshman Republican fanning out across the state to gather the first of the 540,000 signatures they will need...
  • Wisconsin governor beats recall: Republican Scott Walker retains office

    Wisconsin governor beats recall: Republican Scott Walker retains office
    Wisconsin’s embattled Republican governor, Scott Walker, has defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, according to early results and exit polls. The state has been a center of political controversy for...
  • What lawmakers really want: Freebies

    What lawmakers really want: Freebies
    Florida is facing a fiscal crisis. There's talk of slashing everything from public safety to help for the disabled. So what burning issue are some of our legislators pushing? Gifts for themselves! Specifically, they want more freebies. After all,...
  • Historic Wisconsin Recalls Boil To A Head With Votes

    Historic Wisconsin Recalls Boil To A Head With Votes
    Months of political rancor and a tsunami of special interest spending come to a head on Tuesday with historic recall votes for Wisconsin state lawmakers that some see as a pointer for the 2012 election. Control of the Wisconsin state Senate lies in the...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes

    PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes
    Johnny Preston Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear' Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...