| May 26, 2010
| 5:02 PM
The jury in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption case got a primer on mayoral politics in 2006 and 2007 – and, as was fitting, the accounts were in dispute.
Testifying as a prosecution witness Wednesday, City Councilman Kenneth Kennedy, who...
| May 27, 2010
| 8:24 AM
In a state where a sex scandal resulted in a lieutenant governor becoming governor and then being mired in scandal himself, the person who current New York Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Cuomo selects as his running mate has special significance....
| May 27, 2010
| 5:42 PM
The portrait of WGN Teacher of the Month Mike Torney from 35 years ago hangs in York High School. But many of his lessons take him and his students way beyond the classroom.
"Books aren't the only way to learn. He teaches us that life experiences are...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 5:05 AM
New York City Councilman Charles Barron, angered by Democrat Andrew Cuomo's selection of a white, male running mate and the overall lack of diversity among Democrats running for statewide office, said Monday he would launch his own protest bid for...
| Jun 24, 2010
Former President Bill Clinton is endorsing Democrat Bill White in the Texas governor's race.
Clinton issued a statement of support Thursday.
He said White, who served as his deputy secretary of energy, is a proven, mainstream public servant.
| Jun 27, 2010
In her second speech at the Washington state Democratic convention, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray went after Republican challenger Dino Rossi saying that "unlike some others in this race" she never wondered if running was the right decision.
The Tacoma News...
| May 6, 2010
A Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz is eligible to run for state attorney general.
Judge Michael R. Sheldon's ruling sends Bysiewicz into the May 21-22 state Democratic nominating convention without the...
| May 11, 2010
| 10:56 AM
NEWARK, Del. -- Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son was being treated at a Delaware hospital Tuesday, the White House said, though it did not say why.
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden was admitted to Christiana Hospital on Tuesday morning, his...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 1:36 PM
At 21, Steven Ferguson has had his share of firsts: youngest commissioner in the city's 99-year history, youngest City Council candidate to garner 1,000 votes, and now, youngest chairman of the Park, Recreation and Community Services Board.
| May 18, 2010
| 9:03 AM
Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday conceded he had "misspoken" in claiming repeatedly that he served in Vietnam, dismissing the furor as a matter of "a few misplaced words."
At a news conference backed by veterans, the popular...
| Dec 9, 2010
On Tuesday Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich started his year as "county mayor" – or chairman of the board of supervisors – with an address laying out his priorities.
The 30-year veteran of the board, whose vast district...