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  • Brown and Kashkari teams let down guard on 2014 contest

    With the election nearly three months behind them, top aides to Gov. Jerry Brown and¬† his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, let down their guard Saturday at a postmortem organized by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies. In a candid...
  • Netanyahu speech: Neither unprecedented nor unwise

    Netanyahu speech: Neither unprecedented nor unwise
    Op-ed writer Frederic Hill ("Netanyahu invitation unwise," Jan. 28) faults House Speaker John Boehner for inviting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress two weeks before Israeli elections. "Democratic nations usually do not interfere in...
  • Congress has more important issues than NCAA

    What is U.S. Rep Dent's opinion of the McCutcheon campaign financing decision and also a federal budget that appears to offer a landslide of influential easy money that conveniently floats "re-election budgets"? I strongly suspect he chose a...
  • Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case

    Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case
    When a Republican does something questionable politically, it's generally Democrats who criticize him or her, and vice-versa. But here's a case of Republicans blasting other Republicans in public; it's another example of the polarizing power of twice-...
  • Gov. Scott Walker pitches anti-government message to conservative forum

    WASHINGTON Amid a wave of media attention, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took his anti-Washington message to Washington on Friday, saying the best way to move the country forward is to transfer power from the nation's capital back "to the hard-working...
  • China's growing embrace of snow and ice sports helping drive bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 28-year-old...
  • African nations open new front in war on terror, want multinational force to fight Boko Haram

    Schoolgirls torn from their families in a mass kidnapping and forced into sexual slavery. Bombs that ripped through bus stations. The slaughter of hundreds of villagers, many with their throats cut. Nigeria has suffered through years of violence from the...
  • PA Treasurer Rob McCord will plead guilty to federal charges related to campaigning

    PA Treasurer Rob McCord will plead guilty to federal charges related to campaigning
    HARRISBURG — Apologizing to his employees and family, state Treasurer Rob McCord gave up his elected post Friday and plans to plead guilty to threatening potential contributors with the loss of state business if they didn't donate to his...
  • With Romney out, race wide open for Republican presidential nomination

    Mitt Romney's decision not to jump into the 2016 president campaign gives an immediate boost to former Florida governor Jeb Bush's candidacy, but over time it could have an even greater impact by opening up the nomination contest to some of Bush's rivals....
  • Rowland Questions Prosecutors About Evidence, Says He Deserves New Trial

    Rowland Questions Prosecutors About Evidence, Says He Deserves New Trial
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland on Friday raised questions about whether his prosecutors systematically denied him evidence he could have used to defend himself last fall from campaign corruption charges and said he intends to seek a new trial. Rowland's...
  • Lawmaker seeks to repeal 10-cent fee on paper bags in plastic-bag ban

    Lawmaker seeks to repeal 10-cent fee on paper bags in plastic-bag ban
    With California’s ban on plastic grocery bags likely to be put on hold by a referendum, one Southern California¬† lawmaker is offering his colleagues an opportunity to repeal one of the most controversial aspects of the law — a provision...