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  • Gift limits vetoed by Gov. Brown would have affected him little

    In vetoing a bill restricting gifts to elected officials, Gov. Jerry Brown was acting on a measure that would have affected his own practice of accepting perks, but not by much. Like most elected officials, the governor accepts gifts, but few of the...
  • In Scott vs. Crist, besieged voters had noses held

    In Scott vs. Crist, besieged voters had noses held
    Well, Charlie Crist is finally a true Florida Democrat. He earned his stripes by continuing the proud party tradition of losing. Charlie did something extra special, though. He lost to a guy who no one thought could win. To a guy with nicknames like...
  • Matt Bai takes on the tabloidization of the political news

    The year was 1987, and Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, aiming for the White House, got sidelined when the Miami Herald caught him in the company of a woman other than his wife. In Matt Bai's analysis, Hart was done in by a conjunction of sexual politics and a...
  • Ethics experts say justices' emails to AG's office warrant review

    Ethics experts say justices' emails to AG's office warrant review
    When Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery retired last week under the weight of hundreds of sexually explicit emails he sent to an agent in the state attorney general's office, many called it a positive step that would allow the court to...
  • Noble offer to repair damaged laptop backfires

    Several weeks ago, H.T., a reader from New England, arrived at her gym and "created a disaster." The gym is a large open space. On one side is a common area for members with a large table and cubicles for gym members to store their belongings. When H.T....
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: What's in a salute?

    E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.” The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
  • Kids of Character: Charly Mariska Adie

    Kids of Character: Charly Mariska Adie
    Charly Mariska Adie Age: 10 School: Harbordale Elementary in Fort Lauderdale Grade: Fifth Hometown: Fort Lauderdale Trait: Kindness When a new student arrived from abroad, Charley quickly took the shy and soft-spoken classmate under her wing....
  • Free of repercussions, Brown confounds friends and foes on bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown waded through many hundreds of bills last month in the political freedom that comes with a faint reelection challenge, a $22-million campaign war chest and a Legislature stacked with fellow Democrats. The governor dispensed gifts...
  • Nah! to Germany as it flirts with pro-incest law

    Who deserves the Moutza of the Month for September? "Mankind," wrote SuSan H. on Facebook. But SuSan, you simply can't give the Moutza to all the humans on Earth. Yes, there are many candidates. Some think the Olive Garden offers good Italian food. And...
  • The Tribune endorsements for U.S. House

    The Tribune endorsements for U.S. House
    Armed with a new political map they drew for themselves and with President Barack Obama at the top of their ticket, Illinois Democrats ousted four Republicans from Congress in 2012. Two of those Republicans — Bob Dold in the 10th Congressional...
  • Mailbag: Readers sound off on local elections

    Costa Mesa is safer than candidate implies I voted for Katrina Foley the last time she ran for Costa Mesa City Council, before she quit halfway through her second term. I won't be voting for her again on Tuesday. As a liberal Democrat, she's been a...