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  • Democrats dodge Obama, so he focuses on what he's good at: Talking for $,$$$

     
    Democrat candidates do not want to be seen with him, so the president is out raising money from supporters who do....
  • Orange mayor race: Segal’s tax cut plan, Stewart’s endorsements

     
    Late last night, Orange County Commissioner Bill Segal hustled out a press release for this morning's unveiling of his tax cut plan, which includes property tax relief for homeowners. The plan calls for reducing the millage rate by a quarter of a...
  • Michelle Obama's controversial European vacation

     
    What started out as a private vacation for a mother and daughter has developed into another friction point in a never-ending partisan brawl in politics. But that’s what happens when it’s the first lady. Michelle Obama’s recent trip to Spain......
  • Seminole sales tax referendum is go

     
    Seminole County voters will be deciding in November whether to approve a half cent sales tax for repairs and improvements to public school buildings. The County Commission Tuesday unanimously agreed to put the question on the Nov. 2 general...
  • O’Donoghue wants to cut taxes — and congressional pay

     
    Bruce O'Donoghue unveiled a jobs plan that includes salary- and budget-cuts for members of Congress, among other things. O'Donoghue is one of seven in the Aug. 24 Republican primary in Florida's 8th Congressional District who hope to take on freshman...
  • Illinois politicians react to Rostenkowski death

     
    Posted at 3:58 p.m. by Tribune staff. Illinois politicians reacted today to the death of former U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, the longtime chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Mayor Richard Daley:"I had the privilege of knowing him through......
  • State chamber of commerce backs Brady for governor

     
    UPDATED by Monique Garcia at 3:15 p.m., with Brady-chamber news conference; originally posted at 8:55 p.m. Tuesday. The Illinois Chamber of Commerce endorsed Republican state Sen. Bill Brady for governor today, saying the state needs a departure from...
  • On tax reform, still a hope for bipartisanship

     
    Florida's temporary U.S. senator, Republican George LeMieux, came to Orlando this week to hold a public forum about the urgent need to deal with the nation's enormous and growing national debt problem. LeMieux took his Senate seat less than a...
  • Bell overcharged residents on taxes by nearly $3 million, state controller finds [Updated]

     
    The city of Bell appears to have overcharged residents by up to $2.9 million, according to state Controller John Chiang. He said the property tax should be lowered and that refunds should be given. Chiang sent a letter to the......
  • Props to the printers -- with revisions

     
    The Nov. 2, 2010 ballot propositions have been sent to the printer to appear in the 2010 Voter Information Guide. Monday was the deadline to make changes to the propositions, and both supporters and opponents of Propositions 22, 23 and 25 took advantage...
  • Weekly remarks: Pat Toomey on Democratic spending; Obama on protecting Social Security

     
    GOP Senate candidate says the president's spending is beyond belief; Obama says Republicans will destroy Social Security if elected....