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  • With her call to action, Warren cuts sharp contrast to Clinton

    As the 2016 presidential race approaches, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be entering a different phase of her career — one in which she’s beating back lots of unwanted attention. On Friday morning in Detroit, a crowd of liberal...
  • Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Growing up in a hardscrabble town along the Rio Grande in Mexico, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar crossed the border with his brother each day to attend school in Brownsville, Texas, long before his path led to Harvard, Yale and Stanford....
  • As Elizabeth Warren speaks in Detroit, 'Ready for Warren' gears up

    Elizabeth Warren has been crystal clear about her plans. The Massachusetts senator says she is not running for president in 2016, and she hopes that Hillary Rodham Clinton will. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t thousands of liberal fans...
  • Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate

    Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday opened the door to a potential income-tax hike, an acknowledgment that the tax rate he would inherit if elected cannot financially support a cash-strapped state government in the short term. Should he...
  • 'Fiddler' playwright Joseph Stein's son: Arguing politics with 'Tevye'

    When my father, "Fiddler on the Roof" playwright Joseph Stein, died in October 2010 at 98, my eulogy began with an anecdote from a few years earlier, when he'd fallen ill en route to from New York to Connecticut. "How do you feel?" asked an EMS guy....
  • Split up the Golden State? No thanks, say readers.

    Californians have plenty to complain about when it comes to their unwieldy, nation-sized state (and rightly so), but if the opinions of Times readers are any indication of broader public sentiment, they're not about to give up on the Golden State....
  • Baltimore County officials react to Timonium proposal for immigrant children

    Baltimore County officials react to Timonium proposal for immigrant children
    Officials in Baltimore County reacted Friday to a proposal by Catholic Charities to shelter 50 immigrant children at a facility in Timonium, with a state delegate who is running for the County Council opposing the plan and calling the immigration crisis...
  • 17 candidates vie for judicial seats in Orange-Osceola circuit

    17 candidates vie for judicial seats in Orange-Osceola circuit
    When they go to the polls Aug. 26, voters in Orange and Osceola counties will have the opportunity to dramatically reshape the local judiciary, deciding among 17 candidates for eight seats on the circuit bench. The biggest-spending race pits Diana...
  • Special elections, punishment needed in redistricting scandal

    Special elections, punishment needed in redistricting scandal
    If you caught your child throwing rocks at other kids, you'd reprimand him. If he threw rocks again, you might ground him. If he threw rocks yet again, would you hand him a fresh bag of rocks? Only if you were an idiot. Well, Florida legislators...
  • Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....
  • Thirty years ago tonight: Geraldine Ferraro makes history

    Thirty years ago tonight, all she had to say were five words and, just like that, thousands of delegates to the Democratic Party's 1984 convention nearly blew off the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center. “My name is Geraldine Ferraro,&...