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  • 7-year freeze on university fee hikes proposed by GOP lawmakers

     
    Legislative Republicans on Monday proposed a seven-year freeze on tuition and fee increases at California’s public universities and community colleges to correspond with the length of tax increases under voter-approved Proposition 30. Two bills were...
  • It depends of what the definition of 'ceiling' is

     
    From Ignore bogus polling on the debt limit by Jonathan Bernstein, Washington Post: As far as the debt ceiling is concerned, hardly anyone has any idea of what it is in the first place. More to the point, that people......
  • President Obama should show GOP that two can play at debt-ceiling chicken

     
    Wednesday's print column The way to end the recurring, preposterous fight over the debt ceiling is for President Barack Obama and the Democrats to fight crazy with crazy. I don't mean crazy as in ordering the minting of a $1......
  • Alex Sink backs Alan Clendenin for state Dems chair

     
    Former and potentially future Florida gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink is throwing her endorsement behind Tampa Bay area labor leader and former Central Floridian Alan Clendenin to become the next chair of the Florida Democratic Party. Clendenin is up...
  • Florida GOP looking for new mojo

     
    By Scott Powers, Orlando Sentinel   If the Republican Party of Florida harbored any uncertainty about its Nov. 6 election performance, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam offered this Saturday morning: “We got our teeth kicked in.” So...
  • FDP will meet in Lake Mary to pick a new chair

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Democratic Party will hold its organizational meeting to elect a new party chair at the Lake Mary Marriott on Jan. 26. Democrats will be replacing outgoing Chair Rod Smith and appear torn between Tampa committeeman Alan...
  • In tight mayor's race, no endorsement by County Democratic Party

     
    In another sign of how close the Los Angeles mayor’s race probably will be this spring, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party failed to endorse a primary candidate after a series of votes in which top candidates Eric Garcetti and......
  • Clendenin running away with FDP chairmanship?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Leon County Democratic activist Jon Ausman last night sent out to reporters a spreadsheet tracking the announced endorsements for Alan Clendenin and Allison Tant in their race for the Florida Democratic Party chairmanship. It...
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
  • Candidate for L.A. mayor qualifies for city matching funds

     
    A lesser-known candidate competing to become L.A.'s next mayor has qualified for matching funds, according to his campaign....
  • Best hope for gay marriage foes? Pseudonyms

     
    If Hollywood decides many years from now to make an epic motion picture detailing the fight for gay marriage in Illinois, perhaps the film director will mercifully change Sen. Christine Radogno to "Sen. Christine Randolph," and Sen. James Meeks to......