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  • College of DuPage reverses course, allows candidates forum

    College of DuPage reverses course, allows candidates forum
    The College of DuPage has reversed its decision to ban a forum for Board of Trustees candidates from taking place on campus, according to the union chief organizing the event. College officials could not be reached Wednesday to confirm that the ban has...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he will sign right-to-work bill next week

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he will sign right-to-work bill next week
    Gov. Scott Walker told Wisconsin's business leaders Wednesday that he plans to sign a right-to-work bill into law early next week, calling it a "tremendous tool" that will help the state's economy. Walker, a likely presidential candidate, drew applause...
  • Rawlings-Blake says she's thinking 'long and hard' about whether to run for U.S. Senate

    Rawlings-Blake says she's thinking 'long and hard' about whether to run for U.S. Senate
    As she weighs a decision to run for U.S. Senate, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she’s considering whether she can serve Baltimore better in her current job or in Congress. Rawlings-Blake, who is in her first full term, declined to...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court nominee under fire over racial email withdraws

    It looks as if voters — not Gov. Tom Wolf and state senators — will have the first and final say in filling two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The openings are among three on the seven-member court — the result of one...
  • Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.

    Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.
    Democratic Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the sole major candidate thus far in the 2016 U.S. Senate race to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer, made her first public remarks about her bid at a campaign-style event Tuesday night – 2,300 miles away, in...
  • Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big

    Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big
    When Eric Garcetti won the 2013 mayoral election, he did so without the financial backing of Psomas, a Los Angeles-based engineering firm with offices throughout the Southwest. As a company that held contracts worth more than $100,000 with the city,...
  • Tight race for LaBonge City Council seat looks headed for runoff

    Tight race for LaBonge City Council seat looks headed for runoff
    The only mystery remaining late Tuesday in Los Angeles' City Council election was which two of several tightly bunched contenders would land in the May 19 runoff to succeed termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge. Narrowly leading the 14-candidate field was...
  • Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?
    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the...
  • Bill to restrict borrowing by candidates triggered by Brown loan

    Bill to restrict borrowing by candidates triggered by Brown loan
    A proposed bill in the Maryland Senate would outlaw a type of loan taken out by Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown in his failed campaign for governor last year when he borrowed $500,000 from a union in the final weeks of his campaign. Sen. Gail Bates, a...
  • 1 City Council race headed to May runoff; charter amendments appear to pass

    1 City Council race headed to May runoff; charter amendments appear to pass
    Just one Los Angeles City Council race was headed to a runoff, with incumbents cruising to easy victories in five other contests around the city. Based on Tuesday’s election results, the May 19 runoff to replace termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge...
  • L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows

    L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows
    A push by backers of charter schools to have a bigger voice on the Los Angeles Board of Education appears to have paid off, according to early election returns in three contested races. The campaign was marked by the emergence of a charter group as...