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  • As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush

    As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush
    Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states like Illinois have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The...
  • If Larry Wilmore boycotted the Koch brothers, what would he give up?

    If Larry Wilmore boycotted the Koch brothers, what would he give up?
    The campaign for the 2016 presidential election is heating up and it's on all the late-night shows. Rachel Maddow was talking the upcoming primary field with David Letterman on Wednesday and Larry Wilmore on "The Nightly Show" discussed the plan by...
  • Emanuel already up with Obama ad from Pullman visit

    Emanuel already up with Obama ad from Pullman visit
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel moved quickly to seize on the political aspects of President Barack Obama’s visit to Chicago, unveiling a new campaign ad Friday featuring Obama delivering an endorsement of the mayor. The new Emanuel ad is airing just a day...
  • Venezia: Peotter brings an unpleasantness to Newport government

    Last week the Newport Beach City Council voted to reduce dock fees, delivering on a campaign promise by "Team Newport" — newly elected council members Marshall Duffield, Kevin Muldoon, Scott Peotter and Diane Dixon. On Feb. 13, Peotter sent out an...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    WASHINGTON -- The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal...
  • Plantation candidate doesn't live where he's registered to vote

    Plantation candidate doesn't live where he's registered to vote
    — If a City Council candidate doesn't change his address by the time he votes for himself on election day, the county's top election official said he's "violating the spirit of the law." Jeff Holness is running for a seat — for the third time...
  • Caracas mayor charged with conspiring against Venezuelan government

    Caracas mayor charged with conspiring against Venezuelan government
    Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma was formally charged Friday with “conspiracy to commit violent acts against the state” while fellow opposition leaders described his arrest as a “brutal and unconstitutional” and called on...
  • California's top-two primary: Don't judge too quickly

    California's top-two primary: Don't judge too quickly
    A group of studies published Sunday by the California Journal of Politics & Policy found that the state's relatively new top-two primary system hasn't pushed voters toward more centrist-oriented candidates. The news cheered partisan loyalists, who miss...
  • House passes bill replacing Ritz as board of education chair

    House passes bill replacing Ritz as board of education chair
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP)— The Republican-dominated Indiana House has advanced a bill that would remove Democratic schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz from automatically chairing the State Board of Education. House members voted 58-40 Monday to advance a...
  • John Morgan steps up attack on Debbie Wasserman Schultz and "B.S. politics"

    Just in case anyone thought John "For the People" Morgan might ease off the gas pedal in his blistering, national critique of DNC chairman (and wanna-be U.S. Senator) Debbie Wasserman Schultz, think again. A few minuites ago, he released his latest mass...
  • Garcia shrugs off Obama-Emanuel hug

    Garcia shrugs off Obama-Emanuel hug
    Challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Friday dismissed President Barack Obama’s embrace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a last-minute ad buy by a super political action committee that’s supporting the mayor. “The mayor’s...