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  • McAuliffe chides aide over Puckett phone message

    RICHMOND – News that Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff dangled a state job in front of former state Sen. Phil Puckett in a desperate effort to keep him in the Senate opened a new window this week into the behind-the-scenes machinations that...
  • As Republicans seek growth, a difficult fork in the road ahead

    Democrats have their problems: A lame duck president whose popularity has slumped,  just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But Republicans were facing multiple sources of tension, in...
  • GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?

    GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?
    Democrats have their problems: a lame-duck president whose popularity has slumped,  just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But Republicans were facing multiple sources of tension, in...
  • 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty in welfare fraud case

    A self-described "Scottish aristocrat" accused of collecting government benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht in South Florida has been sentenced to a year behind bars and ordered to pay the money back after pleading guilty in a welfare fraud...
  • All employees benefit from unions

    Once again, the issue is "working in a right-to-work state." Article 1, Section 6 was partially quoted by a Coconut Creek writer. The complete quote reads, "the right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of the membership or non-...
  • Lower the debt, clear the way for the American dream

    There is nothing progressive about red ink. This year, progressives will run on strengthening the economic recovery, reducing inequality, improving college affordability, promoting broad-based wage growth and making sure the most vulnerable among us are...
  • Difference in pledge, prayer, suicide, and boycott: Letters

    Difference in pledge, prayer Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
  • Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others

    Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others
    What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
  • A level playing field at school can't make up for a broken democracy

    In the fall of 2010, after a 14-year hiatus from the classroom, I began a one-year job filling in for a teacher on leave from the same rural Vermont high school that I'd entered as a rookie 30 years before. Almost from my first day, I was moved by the...
  • Restored Rosslyn Hotel annex will house 75 homeless veterans

    Restored Rosslyn Hotel annex will house 75 homeless veterans
    Anthony Smith slept near the baseball diamond at a West Los Angeles park Sunday night, huddled with the olive drab duffel pack he has carried since his four-year stint as an Army medic during the Gulf War. "I saw a lot of blood and despair," said Smith,...
  • Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers

    Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers
    Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed two little-noticed bills that would have expanded a special injury leave program that pays California's emergency responders 100% of their salaries, tax-free, when they're out with claimed ailments. Monday's action came a day...