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Elections

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  • An electric Ferrari? Don't count on it

    At least that's what Ferrari president Luca di Montezemelo told Engadget in a recent interview. From Engadget:   Montezemelo said "You will never see a Ferrari electric because I don't believe in electric cars, because I don't think they represent an...
  • Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

    Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    In honor of the recent election, DayTrippers takes a tour of the incredible John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, which houses a large collection of personal and political artifacts.  Situated on Boston's Columbia Point, the museum's...
  • Greece faces crucial vote that could trigger election

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras faces a vote in parliament on Monday that will decide whether the country goes to snap elections that could bring the leftwing Syriza party to power and derail an international bailout. In the most hotly contested...
  • Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader

    Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader
    Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents. As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...
  • Fiscal reform advocates take aim at Newport Beach's concrete bunnies

    Near a busy corner in Newport Beach, at the edge of Civic Center Park, 14 concrete rabbits sit on their haunches in a tight circle, staring at each other through painted pastel eyes. The child-size creatures — known by some in this picturesque...
  • California's presidential primary wasn't always anticlimactic

    California's presidential primary has historically generated little excitement. But there have been a few exceptions: Clinton vs. Obama Year: 2008 Scenario: California moved its primary up to February from June, when Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama...
  • Feeling left out in the Golden State as presidential campaign heats up

    The New Year brings a great many revered traditions: fitness resolutions, "Auld Lang Syne," the descent of the crystal ball in Times Square. That list does not include, at least for most people, the onrush of the next presidential campaign. Even so,...
  • Liberals rise, but at a cost to Democratic Party

    WASHINGTON The Democratic left is rising, and it's unclear whether that will help the embattled party prosper or sink. Ideology-driven movements and candidates tend to seize the spotlight in party presidential nomination contests, and so far, the left...
  • Bud Selig: A Life in Baseball: Selig's tenure as commissioner included major issues

    Bud Selig still believes Bart Giamatti would have been an acknowledged success as commissioner of baseball, had he served a full term. "Bart had a brilliant mind," said Selig, who as owner of the Milwaukee Brewers strongly supported the former Yale...
  • Gay marriage dynamic in U.S. shifted dramatically in 2014

    For the first time, a majority of Americans are living in a state that allows gay marriage. After a year of cascading court opinions tossing out many remaining restrictions, the dynamic in 2014 changed from how many states allow same-sex marriage to how...
  • Ex-minister blames Merkel for rise of anti-immigrant groups

    A former cabinet minister and member of Angela Merkel's conservative bloc blamed Germany's chancellor on Sunday for steering a course that has strengthened the eurosceptic AfD party and a new anti-immigrant grass-roots movement. In rare direct...