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  • Should there be a national tax on soda drinks?

  • Should local governments rule out property-tax increases?

  • Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor

    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
  • GOP candidates for controller, secretary of state end June in debt

    GOP candidates for controller, secretary of state end June in debt
    The Republicans vying to be controller and secretary of state entered the general election in the red, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state Thursday. Pete Peterson, a university civic engagement leader who is running to be the...
  • Views on same-sex marriage shift when family is involved

    Rhonda Swan's column raises some good points, but I'd like to add one more about what has caused support for gay marriage to move from less than 50 percent approval to greater than 50 percent in only one decade. First, look at Dick Cheney, who has voiced...
  • Amendment 2 not about relief, it's about getting high

    Proponents have argued that Amendment 2 is about providing compassionate care for people who have debilitating symptoms, pain, or are dying. But if compassionate care were what the amendment is only about, then the authors would have specifically cited...
  • Republicans can't stop talking about impeaching Obama

    When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
  • Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race

    Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race
    Southeast Orange County is home to a growing Hispanic population vying for political power. It's also facing some of the region's most intense development pressures. In the Aug. 26 nonpartisan primary for this County Commission District 4 region,...
  • New Poll Show Malloy Ahead Of Foley, But Just By A Bit

    HARTFORD — If anyone needed any more evidence about being cautious of political polling these days, all they have to do is look at the results of two very different opinion surveys released in the past few days. On Tuesday, a new-style, online poll...
  • U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill

    U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives will try in coming days to pass legislation giving President Barack Obama additional funds to deal with a flood of Central American child immigrants, after Republicans who control the chamber on Thursday revolted...
  • Impeachment 'Scam?' Both Parties Can Play

    House Speaker John Boehner has debunked all of the talk about Republicans possibly impeaching President Obama. He called it “a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” That’s news. I thought it was a scam started by Sarah Palin....