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  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8
    There's a storm coming, Mr. President. After raiding FEMA's disaster fund to finance America Works, Frank finds himself in trouble when a massive hurricane threatens 12 states. In response, Congress offers to replenish the fund, and then some, but as...
  • Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration

    Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration
    I've come up with a fabulous plan to deal with the estimated 11 million people who are in this country illegally. Call Uber. Maybe the U.S. government can get a high-volume group discount, and deport everybody for a minimum rate of $2.40 per person....
  • Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee

    Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors. "I promise you that over the next few months, you...
  • Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party

    Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party
    A gay GOP group is seeking official recognition by the California Republican Party at its biannual gathering in Sacramento this weekend, potentially setting the stage for a divisive floor fight on Sunday. Charles Moran, chairman of the group, the...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2
    The Underwoods are in crisis mode. Frank is meeting with the top Democrats in congress. He thinks that they're meeting to talk about his jobs program, America Works. In reality, they're confronting him, telling him that it's in the best interests of...
  • The Times' endorsements for Tuesday's election

    The Times' endorsements for Tuesday's election
    Don't sit this election out. It's true that there's no high-profile mayor's race or marijuana ballot measure, but Tuesday's election could lead to one of the most significant changes to local government in years. If Charter Amendments 1 and 2 pass, city...
  • Despite some nightmares, poll finds voters still California Dreamin'

    Despite some nightmares, poll finds voters still California Dreamin'
    It has beckoned for generations. To California came the Spanish missionaries, the Gold Rush buccaneers, the Dust Bowl refugees, émigrés from the East and the South and other lands, entrepreneurs and hippies and assembly line laborers and farmworkers,...
  • Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

    Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Pollsters announced Saturday that Paul won 25.7 percent of the votes in the annual survey, giving Paul his third consecutive win in...
  • Mayoral candidates urged to back sick leave ordinance

     Mayoral candidates urged to back sick leave ordinance
    Chicago labor and community groups are calling on mayoral candidates to support an ordinance that would allow workers to earn five to nine days of paid sick leave. Nearly 82 percent of Chicago voters Tuesday supported paid leave in a nonbinding...
  • Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections

    Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections
    Egypt’s parliamentary elections, already behind schedule, face new delays after a court ruled Sunday that portions of the election law are unconstitutional. The voting had been set to start March 21 and continue into the following month. The...
  • Not Rahm, or just not yet?

    Not Rahm, or just not yet?
    Luckily, the egg all over the faces of many of us who predicted an outright victory for Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday will not be as detrimental to our health as it is to our self-esteem. Last week's announcement that the Dietary Guidelines Advisory...