| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
When President Barack Obama and other Democrats began talking about raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, I didn't believe them.
Instead, cynical thoughts came to mind, like "class war" and "November elections" and "pandering for votes."
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:08 PM
SACRAMENTO – State Assemblyman Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) won a special election Tuesday to fill a vacant seat in the state Senate, receiving 62.6% of the vote against four other candidates and therefore avoiding a runoff in June.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Twenty-one would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman completed the paperwork to run for the seat he is giving up when his term ends, according to Los Angeles County elections officials.
The field to succeed Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) includes 11...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:32 AM
With the June 3 primary just weeks away, the pace is picking up in the 18-candidate race to succeed retiring longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
A campaign mailer from spiritual teacher and bestselling author Marianne Williamson landed in ...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Original post | 10:40 a.m.
Updated | 11:47 a.m.
Alex Lewy, who’s been running for the state House of Representatives for more than a year, is dropping out and also resigning his seat on the Hallandale Beach City Commission.
Lewy is taking a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:26 AM
It's always interesting to watch the filings pour in as we approach the filing deadline to run for office. The filing period in Maryland closed on Tuesday night at 9 PM, and there are a lot of interesting things that I see that will make for an intriguing...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — The two major political parties look at off-cycle congressional elections the way great powers eye wars in small lands — as a chance to test weapons and tactics they'll soon deploy elsewhere.
That's why many of the ads...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- After a deluge of television ads, robocalls and mailers fueled by more than $12 million in campaign spending, only one thing is certain about today’s special congressional election in Florida: The results will be over-interpreted....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The Republican hoping to preserve his party's hold on a closely contested, vacant congressional seat in Florida took less than a minute in a debate Monday to hit what he hopes will be the winning theme.
His Democratic opponent, Alex Sink, wants to...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Original post | 10:08 a.m.
Updated | 11: 28 a.m.
There’s so much spin emanating from Democrats on Wednesday, it would be easy to get a case of vertigo.
They’re attempting to convince people that their loss in the closely watched...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:25 PM
As political frays go, the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman is going to be a crowded, eclectic doozy.
No fewer than 21 people — most of them lacking any public profile — have applied to appear on the June 3 primary ballot in that...