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  • Marco Rubio chairmanship is chance to show foreign policy credentials if he runs for president

    Marco Rubio chairmanship is chance to show foreign policy credentials if he runs for president
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio was named Wednesday as chairman of the Senate subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, giving him a platform to demonstrate foreign policy credentials and talk about Cuba just as he's continuing to raise his profile in advance of a...
  • Park president won't step down over Clinton remark

    Park president won't step down over Clinton remark
    Park Ridge Park Board President Mel Thillens says criticism of a joke he made during a public meeting will not impact his plans to run for reelection this April. Thillens took to social media on Jan. 27 after the Park Ridge Herald-Advocate published a...
  • Mayo: Medical pot on horizon, but relief still drags

    Mayo: Medical pot on horizon, but relief still drags
    It's all well and good that a sweeping new medical marijuana bill (SB 528) has been filed for the upcoming legislative session by a powerful Republican state senator from St. Petersburg, Jeff Brandes. One South Florida parent says it would also be...
  • Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use

    Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use
    Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show. John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...
  • Joe Ganim: Is He Back?

    Joe Ganim: Is He Back?
    BRIDGEPORT – After 12 years in the wilderness – seven of them in prison – ever-popular former Mayor Joseph P. Ganim still can rattle the political world with a few, well placed words. Such as, "I'm truly sorry." He did it Jan. 1 when...
  • Ex-Mayor Ganim: Return To Scene Of The Crime?

    Ex-Mayor Ganim: Return To Scene Of The Crime?
    Convicted felon Joseph P. Ganim rang in the new year with a startling admission of guilt and an apology for dragging his city through the mud of a corruption trial a dozen years ago. Many in Bridgeport saw the apology as the ex-mayor's opening shot in a...
  • Netanyahu agrees to reinstate two Israel Prize judges

    Netanyahu agrees to reinstate two Israel Prize judges
    Following days of controversy that engulfed Israel’s most prestigious national award, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed Friday under an order from the nation's attorney general to reinstate two judges for the Israel Prize. Earlier this...
  • Challenger Garcia airs first TV ad, hits Emanuel on crime, tax breaks

    Challenger Garcia airs first TV ad, hits Emanuel on crime, tax breaks
    With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, Chicago mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is airing his first TV ads. Garcia is spending more than $600,000 to put up the spots on some major broadcast and Spanish-language stations,...
  • Kraft says he won't seek re-election to City Council

    Kraft says he won't seek re-election to City Council
    Longtime City Councilman James B. Kraft has announced that he will not seek re-election to his Southeast Baltimore seat but intends to appear on the 2016 primary ballot for a yet-to-be-announced position. Kraft, in a statement prepared for constituents,...
  • Risk another defeat?

    So Mitt Romney is considering another run for president. That should be good news for any Democrat who wins the party's nomination. How would Romney be able to campaign by expressing a deep concern for the middle class that his Republican Party is so...
  • GOP must appeal to presidential voters

    Assuming Hillary Clinton runs in 2016, the Republicans need to come up with a candidate who has the best chance against her. Considering the other potential nominees, it may be that Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney offer the best opportunity for that. Since...