| Apr 7, 2010
A founder of the liberal activist group MoveOn.org who is frustrated with the pace and tenor of presumed Democratic nominee Jerry Brown's campaign for governor announced Tuesday that he will challenge Brown for the party's nomination.
Peter Schurman says...
| Oct 31, 2010
Director George Hickenlooper, who won an Emmy Award for the documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," has died. He was 47.
Hickenlooper was found dead Saturday morning, Denver police told the Associated Press. Denver Mayor John...
| Sep 29, 2010
Yet another twist in California's race for governor: Meg Whitman's former maid, claiming the republican candidate knew she wasn't here legally, but kept her on for nine years. She claims it all changed when Whitman decided to run for governor. Whitman...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:31 AM
Aberdeen native Tom Daschle said it's a tad early to start writing President Barack Obama's political obituary. Obama has a very good chance at winning a second term in 2012, Daschle said during a recent interview with The Daily Republic.
"I think it'...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2010
Joe Gatto said he knew this day would come.
Standing in the courtyard of the Autry National Center of the American West in Griffith Park on Monday afternoon, the longtime arts teacher said he knew his son, Mike, was headed for elected office 22 years...
| Jul 12, 2010
WASHINGTON — Remember NASA? It once represented to the world the apogee of American scientific and technological achievement. Here is President Barack Obama's vision of NASA's mission, as explained by administrator Charles Bolden:
"One was he...
| Aug 12, 2010
Dan Rostenkowski, an old-style Chicago ward boss who became one of the nation's most powerful legislators during the Reagan era before a stunning fall to corruption charges that left him branded a political anachronism, has died. He was 82.
| Aug 22, 2010
Michael Been, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and founding member of the Northern California modern rock band the Call, which broke out with the 1983 MTV hit "The Walls Came Down," has died. He was 60.
Been (pronounced Bean) died Thursday after suffering...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 1:32 PM
Vice President Joe Biden said he is no stranger in Iraq and has been to the country 13 times. The nation's second in command spoke at the National VFW Convention in Indianapolis Monday.
Right now, Mr. Biden said, is a time to be encourage by the progress...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 6:18 AM
President Obama laid out a broad case Saturday for rejecting Republican candidates in the upcoming midterm elections, accusing his political opponents of cynically refusing to cooperate in difficult times while accepting help from secretive special-...