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  • 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...
  • Judge OKs date for Tamarac corruption trial

    Judge OKs date for Tamarac corruption trial
    The on-again, off-again public corruption drama of former Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco will go back to court — for the second time. Flansbaum-Talabisco, the city's first elected female mayor, is the last in a string of elected...
  • OIA board member raises campaign money from airport contractors

    OIA board member raises campaign money from airport contractors
    More than 40 percent of the money Orlando International Airport board member Dean Asher has raised in his bid to replace state Senate President Andy Gardiner in 2016 has come from contractors and individuals doing business with the airport. The airport...
  • African Americans not only voters in need of lecturing

    African Americans not only  voters in need of lecturing
    Blacks are hip to the "political lecture." No, not the one about acting properly around law enforcement and trigger-happy policing. This particular bit of chastisement surfaces around election time when the political punditry starts bemoaning that black...