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  • Groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement funds

    Groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement funds
    Three community groups sued Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, demanding he restore more than $350 million in mortgage settlement funds that were used to plug state budget holes two years ago. The money — from California's slice of the $25 billion...
  • Tax Rebate: If It Looks Like A Duck ...

    On the face of it, it seems reasonable to let taxpayers taste the honey of good times — by, for example, returning extra tax money they had to pony up to balance the budget when times were bad. That's what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to do with...
  • At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches

    BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
  • Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention

    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The audience reaction told the story: For Neel Kashkari, polite applause; for his GOP gubernatorial rival, Tim Donnelly, a prolonged roar of cheers. With that, hundreds of Republicans wrapped up the state GOP convention near the...
  • Support Kirk Dillard

    The Tribune’s March 13 editorial, “Why are Illinois unions spending so much on a GOP race?” answers its own question. Teachers and other public employees, like all citizens, have a keen interest in the outcome of this election. While...
  • The 3 percent solution [Editorial]

    The 3 percent solution  [Editorial]
    There's no greater test for any individual's faith in higher education than to sit down and write a tuition check. You may love your son or daughter absolutely, and you may have an unshakable faith in the college or university of their choice, but when...
  • Asleep at the wheel on health exchange [Letter]

    Asleep at the wheel on health exchange [Letter]
    The feds are going to look into Maryland's health exchange rollout fiasco and all the Democratic powers are saying they welcome the investigation ("Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange," March 9). Really ? Any one who actually believes...
  • Geraldine Ferraro's lasting legacy

    On Friday, the Showtime cable-television channel will air "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," a documentary about her 1984 race for vice president. Although she was defeated, it was a seminal moment in politics that was validated by the subsequent...
  • Good grief: 'Good Wife' gets Blago facts wrong

    Good grief: 'Good Wife' gets Blago facts wrong
    It's one thing to impugn the collective integrity of Illinois' governors. But when you attack the integrity of their lawyers, well, perhaps you’ve gone too far.   "The Good Wife" has borrowed liberally from the state's corruption cases for its...
  • Ex-Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards launches comeback bid for Congress

    Ex-Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards launches comeback bid for Congress
    He has served in prison, starred in a short-lived reality TV show and delivered enough quotable quips to fill a bookshelf in the public library. Now, in his latest exhibition of life as political performance art, Edwin Edwards — former Louisiana...
  • House approves expansion of pre-K

    House approves expansion of pre-K
    The House of Delegates approved legislation Monday that would expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include 1,600 more children, handing a victory to Gov. Martin O'Malley. The measure, which passed on a mostly party-line 102-34 vote, would make...