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  • Hints about the war for control of Virginia's state Senate

    Looking at the money state Senators have raised since their last elections hints at some interesting politics going on -- though much of it, confoundingly, is out around Roanoke. And that could be a sign the Democrats are going to pushing flat out to...
  • Is Jeb Bush a shoo-in now?

    Is Jeb Bush a shoo-in now?
        Another retread is out of the way for Jeb Bush. Now that Mitt Romney has decided not to run for the Republican nomination — my gosh, what a shock — the road even gets clearer for Jeb Bush. He’s already picking up donors....
  • State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds

    State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds
    HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation. McCord's surprise departure notice came at 10:57 a.m. in an emailed news release. It said the resignation is...
  • Read Mitt Romney's announcement that he won't run for president in 2016

    Mitt Romney's full remarks on a conference call Friday morning to announce he is not running for president in 2016: Good morning, everybody. This is Mitt. Let me begin by letting you know who else is on this call, besides Ann and me. There are a large...
  • La Cañada school board head eyes Gatto seat

    La Cañada school board head eyes Gatto seat
    Andrew Blumenfeld, president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board, has announced his plans to run for California's 43rd Assembly District in 2016. News traveled through social media sites this weekend as people visited his nascent...
  • Mitt Romney made the right choice

    Mitt Romney made the right choice
    In American politics, there's a thin line between indomitable determination and desperate obsession, and Mitt Romney was in danger of crossing it. Running twice for president is within the bounds of normal behavior. Running three times requires a very...
  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe to head African Union, despite rights record

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe to head African Union, despite rights record
    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who came to power in 1980 and has been accused of significant human rights abuses in his country for much of his rule, was elected Friday as chairman of the African Union. Mugabe’s election comes amid a backlash...
  • Jerry Brown spends less than $6 million on reelection

    Jerry Brown spends less than $6 million on reelection
    Gov. Jerry Brown spent less than $6 million on his run for reelection, a remarkably low sum for a California governor, and he finished 2014 with nearly $24 million in the bank for unspecified campaigns ahead, according to newly filed finance reports....
  • Pastor and president are not the same

    Pastor and president are not the same
    Presidential campaigns didn't always begin with public prayer rallies. It would have been seen as an unnecessary mingling of politics and religion. But if candidates like Rick Perry or Bobby Jindal have their way, it might become a new election cycle...
  • Run, Hillary, run

    Run, Hillary, run
    In recent weeks much speculation and anticipation has surrounded former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s possible presidential run. While Clinton and those close to her have remained mum, if she runs in 2016, I...
  • CTU's Karen Lewis: 'We have other places we can fight'

     CTU's Karen Lewis: 'We have other places we can fight'
    Karen Lewis strode a few paces from her Merchandise Mart office to a conference room with downtown views, clad in a royal blue skirt and head wrap that contrasted with a pair of Chicago Teachers Union red high-tops. She was ready to talk about her...