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  • How to fight government by money in L.A.

    How to fight government by money in L.A.
    This month Los Angeles voters — at least the sliver of the electorate that managed to vote — approved two ballot measures that moved the date of city elections from the spring of odd-numbered years to the November of even-numbered ones. The...
  • Independent village trustee candidates issue statement

    Incumbent Niles Village Board Trustee Chris Hanusiak and new board candidate David Carrabotta issued a joint statement outlining their positions and vision for the village government. In their statement, the candidates called for greater scrutiny when it...
  • Wording Challenge Could Derail Health Care

    Wording Challenge Could Derail Health Care
    The Supreme Court frequently ponders arcane matters. But this week, however, in oral arguments concerning two cases, the justices' task will be to teach remedial reading to Congress and to Arizona. On Wednesday, the justices will consider this: Did...
  • Voters said no, but clients send Ellyn Bogdanoff back to Tallahassee

    Voters said no, but clients send Ellyn Bogdanoff back to Tallahassee
    She won't be courted by lobbyists, voting on issues or shaping policy in the Florida Senate when the annual legislative session begins Tuesday. But Ellyn Bogdanoff is back on the scene in Tallahassee, helping to shape public policy, albeit with a...
  • Two-vote margin in recount returns incumbent to San Gabriel council

    Two-vote margin in recount returns incumbent to San Gabriel council
    Incumbent San Gabriel City Councilwoman Juli Costanzo was named the winner of a tied election after a manual recount Thursday, officials said. A machine count of the vote performed last week had both Costanzo and challenger Denise Menchaca at 1,276...
  • Daniel Gordis: Israelis worry about economy, not Iran

    Daniel Gordis: Israelis worry about economy, not Iran
    With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scheduled to address Congress on Tuesday, his speech is seemingly the only Israel-related subject receiving attention in the American press. Monday's New York Times had two prominent stories about Israel: one...
  • Presidential long shots often win big after losing election

    Presidential long shots often win big after losing election
    Heeding the call of his own voice, celebrity developer Donald Trump announced Wednesday the formation of a presidential exploratory committee, flirting — again — with a contest he stands no chance of winning. His declaration, with a...
  • Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, defying expectations, pulls off a big victory

    In a dizzying outcome to a divisive and angry Israeli election campaign, preliminary official results early Wednesday pointed to a sweeping victory for the party of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, paving the way for him to form a new government....
  • Rep. Schock reimburses taxpayers for private plane to Bears game

    Rep. Schock reimburses taxpayers for private plane to Bears game
    Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers at least three times for a total of more than $14,000 in private air travel last fall, including for a trip to a Chicago Bears football game, The Associated Press has learned. The newly revealed expenses encompass...
  • It was long past time for state GOP to recognize gay fundraising group

    It was long past time for state GOP to recognize gay fundraising group
    The biggest surprise from the California Republican convention Sunday was not the party's decision to formally recognize the Log Cabin Republicans; it was that it hadn't done so already. The group of gay and lesbian Republicans has been around for...
  • Glenview takes step in changing fair housing ordinance

    The fair housing controversy in Glenview neared resolve Feb. 17, when trustees voted 5-1 to move toward amending a village ordinance that does not require landlords to accept housing vouchers. The issue started in 2013, when Cook County approved an...