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  • Villaraigosa presses for immigration reform in Washington speech

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was back in the nation’s capital, delivering a high-profile speech in support of overhauling immigration laws but sidestepping questions about his future once his mayoral term ends....
  • Judge refuses to toss challenge to Senate redistricting maps

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Although Floridians have voted and a new state Legislature has moved into the Capitol, voting-rights groups are still challenging the GOP-drawn state Senate redistricting maps — and on Thursday, a Leon County refused lawmakers'...
  • Barely 3 months in office, Castor Dentel has an opponent

     
    By Martin Comas, Staff Writer Barely three months after the November elections, Longwood city commissioner and Republican Bob Cortes announced today that he will challenge newly-elected Democrat Karen Castor Dentel for the state House District 30 seat...
  • STUNNING NEWS ALERT: Democratic polling firm finds Rick Scott in trouble

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The latest poll from Public Policy Polling — a North Carolina firm that works for Democrats — has determined that Republican Gov. Rick Scott is in trouble next year. The poll suggests Scott's numbers are bad (33 percent...
  • White House gives shout-out to Rubio’s position on immigration

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio’s plan to allow many of the nation’s illegal immigrants to get work permits and remain in this country legally has drawn favorable comment from the White House, raising...
  • Lehigh County Commissioners

     
    I attended Wednesday night's Lehigh County Commissioners meeting, expecting a bloodbath. Between the ultraconservative majority's gambit of holding Green Futures funding hostage to seek retroactive budget cuts and its proposal to kill the Affordable...
  • Rubio to be key player in immigration-reform debate

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Hoping to lead a major overhaul of the nation’s immigration system, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and seven fellow senators are unveiling bipartisan proposals on Monday that would provide millions of...
  • The weak in review --Timid Senate falters on equally timid gun control measure

     
    Friday's print column It was dismaying. Not that the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a major gun-control proposal that would have required universal background checks prior to all firearm sales. But that such a proposal, popular though it is in......
  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Kirk plays the Ikea card

     
    When you don't want to answer a tough question, change the subject to.... Sweden! Prepare to be amazed by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's pivot in his interview Wednesday evening with Carol Marin on WTTW-Ch. 11: MARIN: Take a look at......
  • Retired teacher to challenge Donchez for Bethlehem mayor

     
    The day after Bob Donchez won the Democratic nomination for Bethlehem Mayor, a retired teacher announced his intention to challenge him this fall. Bruce Sigmon alerted the media that he will be filing a petition in June to get on the November ballot as an...