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  • Netanyahu takes center stage in Boehner's latest folly

    WASHINGTON -- Not since Gen. Douglas MacArthur was called on to address Congress after being fired by President Harry Truman in 1951 has such an invitation to an outsider caused such a stir as House Speaker John Boehner's welcome mat to Israeli Prime...
  • Collectors shows off their historic political swag

    Collectors shows off their historic political swag
    Some people collect stamps while others gather baseball cards — but a few have amassed memorabilia from political campaigns dating back to the early days of the 20th century. Collectors of political memorabilia had a show, sold some of their wares...
  • Mitt Romney to update allies Friday about 2016 presidential bid

    Mitt Romney to update allies Friday about 2016 presidential bid
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has scheduled a call with staff members and supporters Friday morning, two weeks after he publicly announced his interest in launching a third presidential campaign. The topic of the call was not specified in an...
  • The obstructionist Democrats

    The obstructionist Democrats
    A solid majority of Maryland voters elected Larry Hogan as governor. He ran on a platform of reducing taxes and spending and encouraging private sector jobs. His State of the State speech stated his intention to implement these policies ("Hogan misses the...
  • Kamala Harris' Senate bid endorsed by ex-state party chief Art Torres

    Kamala Harris' Senate bid endorsed by ex-state party chief Art Torres
    Former state lawmaker and state Democratic Party chairman Art Torres endorsed Kamala Harris’ bid for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Torres is the latest Democrat to back Harris before other Democrats, notably former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio...
  • What are L.A. City Council members doing to earn their lavish salaries?

    What are L.A. City Council members doing to earn their lavish salaries?
    At $184,610 per year, Los Angeles City Council members are drastically overpaid. They earn more than the governor ($177,467), more than members of Congress ($174,000), more than members of the California Assembly and Senate ($97,197). They earn more...
  • Rand Paul in Orlando, Rubio in Iowa, Jeb and mom in Florida

    A few political tidbits heading into the weekend ... * Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio may be the two Floridians making all the noise in race for the White House. But another potential contender, Rand Paul, is coming to Orlando tonight to court Florida...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker first to open Iowa office

    Wisconsin Gov. Walker first to open Iowa office
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has opened an office in Iowa, the first of the potential 2016 presidential candidates to take such a step. Walker spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski confirmed Tuesday that Walker's tax-exempt fundraising group, Our American...
  • Since when did childhood vaccinations become a partisan issue?

    Since when did childhood vaccinations become a partisan issue?
    Is support for childhood vaccinations a partisan issue? Polls indicate that it isn't, yet Republicans appear to be getting stung by this needle more than Democrats are. The question has come up after Republican presidential hopefuls Chris Christie and...
  • Where were you 8 years ago today?

    Where were you 8 years ago today?
    Where are we in the presidential election cycle compared to the 2008 election (the last one where there was no incumbent running?) Well, exactly eight years ago today, I was in Springfield without about 15,000 other freezing souls to watch U.S. Sen...
  • GOP Legislators Unveil 30-Year Transportation Plan

    GOP Legislators Unveil 30-Year Transportation Plan
    State Republican legislators unveiled a 30-year, $37.4 billion transportation plan Tuesday that they said can be covered with no tolls and no tax increases. The Republicans released the plan at the state Capitol, saying that the state should spend at...