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  • Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign

    Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign
    As the 38th Ward aldermanic candidate forum began Wednesday evening, I noted from my moderator's vantage point that there wasn't a single black face among the more than 100 spectators in the gym at St. Pascal School. No particular surprise. The 38th,...
  • Tom Steyer's green ambitions

     Tom Steyer's green ambitions
    Gov. Jerry Brown's inauguration speech this month was as green as the decor in the ornate Assembly chamber where he gave it. And it left Tom Steyer tickled pink. The philanthropist put millions into the 2014 elections, primarily through his NextGen...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, famed for liberal oratory at conventions, dies at 82

    Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn't quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82. Cuomo died Thursday...
  • Former NY Gov. Mario Cuomo, spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats, dies at 82

    Mario Cuomo had a loud and liberal voice that inspired a generation of politicians to turn to public service, and a story of humble beginnings that he wove into calls for social justice during his three terms as New York governor and years as a national...
  • Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • Martin Schram: Closing a gap in Mario Cuomo's legacy

    Accolades and oft-told anecdotes have been rolling in ever since Mario Cuomo the most famous politician of his era who never became president (indeed, never even ran for the job!) died of heart failure on New Year's Day, at age 82. But there's a gap in...
  • Speak Out for Dec. 7, 2014

    Speak Out for Dec. 7, 2014
    As the proud parent of a student-athlete at Providence Catholic High School, I would like to congratulate the football team for winning the 7A state championship. These young men have worked extremely hard to succeed not only on the field but in the...
  • David Garth dies at 84; advisor a key figure in New York politics

    Powerful political advisor David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the modern political TV commercial and helped elect governors, senators and mayors, has died in New York. He was 84. Garth died Monday at his home in Manhattan after a long illness,...
  • Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum

    Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum
    The punching bags are punching back. How else to interpret exit polls showing 64 percent of white men who participated in last week's midterm elections voted for Republicans? That's almost two out of three — more than enough to offset big...