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  • 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...
  • Money for L.A. council District 4 candidates not all homegrown

    Money for L.A. council District 4 candidates not all homegrown
    More than a dozen candidates are stumping for votes in L.A.'s sprawling City Council District 4, an area that spans Sherman Oaks, the Hollywood Hills and Miracle Mile. But as they drum up campaign cash, their dollars don't necessarily come from those...
  • Jeb Bush releases emails, some with personal information of Florida residents

    Jeb Bush releases emails, some with personal information of Florida residents
    In an effort to show transparency as he actively explores a presidential run, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday released eight years of emails from his time in office. But some of the emails were more transparent than intended. At least two emails...
  • Public Safety Chief Grilled Over Prior Job, But Wins OK For Reappointment

    Republican legislators grilled public safety Commissioner Dora B. Schriro Tuesday over problems in her previous job as head of New York City's prison system — including violent abuses of teenage inmates under her watch — but she still won a...
  • On records request, Illinois attorney general plays 2 roles

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Upon taking office last month, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs sought Attorney General Lisa Madigan's advice on his campaign promise to publicize a taxpayer-funded investigation into sexual harassment allegations against...
  • Obama bro-hugs Mayor Emanuel with decision on Pullman

     Obama bro-hugs Mayor Emanuel with decision on Pullman
    President Barack Obama is getting ready to deliver a big fat presidential bro-hug to his little buddy Mayor Rahm Emanuel just days before the mayoral election in Chicago. That's when the president is scheduled to use the federal Antiquities Act to...
  • The Times endorses incumbent Herb Wesson for L.A. Council District 10

    The Times endorses incumbent Herb Wesson for L.A. Council District 10
    Los Angeles City Council District 10 spreads over a chunk of the center of the city; it is bisected by the 10 Freeway and encompasses the bustling Crenshaw Boulevard commercial corridor, the oil drilling sites in Jefferson Park and West Adams, and a large...
  • Candidates begin to line up for Allentown council, controller

    Candidates begin to line up for Allentown council, controller
    Four candidates, including several on Mayor Ed Pawlowski's controversial slate, have announced their intentions to run for Allentown City Council and Controller. Democrats Joe Davis and Jeff Glazier, both incumbent members of Allentown City Council,...
  • Longtime aide: Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage

    Longtime aide: Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage
    President Barack Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage for most of his political career, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters, Obama's longtime political adviser disclosed in a new book. David Axelrod, who served...
  • Rubio `book tour' takes him to early primary states

    Rubio `book tour' takes him to early primary states
    WASHINGTON — While hawking his new book, Sen. Marco Rubio plunges into a tour of early caucus and primary states starting on Friday, the latest sign that Florida's Republican rising star intends to run for president. Rubio's politically inspired...