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  • Aug. 28 Letters: Sen. Mark Warner, drones

    We cannot do anything about President Obama during the last years of his term of office but we can begin to alter the unsustainable course he has set us on by not re-electing some of his steadfast supporters. One of those is Sen. Mark Warner, who is up...
  • A censure for speaking out

    A censure for speaking out
    If you serve on the College of DuPage board of trustees, your responsibilities include overseeing the finances and guiding the future of the Glen Ellyn-based community college. You're also expected to sit down and shut up. The COD board recently...
  • August election postmortem – Yawn if you voted

    Sorting out Tuesday's Palm Beach County election results: Winner: Charlie Crist. It doesn't matter what party label he wears or how he flip-flops … uh, evolves on key issues — Crist is living proof of the power of likeability in politics. The...
  • Don't let Arizona and Kansas get away with potentially discriminatory voter registration rules

    Arizona, which has become infamous for its hostility toward immigrants who are in the country illegally, lost an important case in the U.S. Supreme Court last year when the justices ruled that the state couldn't require proof of U.S. citizenship as part...
  • Political Landscape: Council candidates to face off at OCC forum [Updated]

    The next installment of the Feet to the Fire Forum, a series of political candidate debates sponsored by the Daily Pilot and Orange County Register, will take place Sept. 18 in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at Orange Coast College. This go-around will...
  • Crist, Democrats seeking 'unity' to kick off campaign

    Crist, Democrats seeking 'unity' to kick off campaign
    Florida Democrats plan to hit the ground running starting in Orlando on Thursday with a "unity" tour featuring their newly chosen governor's candidate Charlie Crist and other top Democrats. They've got their work ahead of them with incumbent Gov. Rick...
  • Who's minding public pensions?

    In September 2012, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a modest pension reform measure that tried to close some of the loopholes that could inflate pensions. Last week the board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System, or CalPERS, diluted...
  • Foley Releases 10-Page Plan On Taxes, Economy

     Foley Releases 10-Page Plan On Taxes, Economy
    HARTFORD — Just hours before the first gubernatorial debate Wednesday, Republican Tom Foley unveiled his plans for Connecticut with a focus on improving the economy, creating jobs, fixing low-performing public schools, controlling state spending,...
  • Voters deserve a gubernatorial debate that goes beyond platitudes

    California voters' best chance of hearing anything substantive from Gov. Jerry Brown about his plans for a final term will come next week in a televised debate. Maybe he doesn't have a clue. Maybe he has only a few vague notions, which I suspect. Or...
  • Confederate flag vote puts Knight on spot in congressional race

    State Sen. Stephen Knight's recent vote against a measure barring the  display or sale of Confederate flag images from state museums and gift shops has caused a stir in the High Desert district where he is running for Congress this fall. The Palmdale...
  • After L.A. County scandal, Legislature OKs tax agent regulations

    After L.A. County scandal, Legislature OKs tax agent regulations
    Following the corruption charges of Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez, the Assembly approved a measure that would put property tax agents on a tighter leash. The bill by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) would require the agents to...