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  • Oscars: Natalie Portman's bumpy path through award season [poll]

     
    Natalie Portman and her baby bump have looked fine on the red carpet all through award season. Which Natalie Portman maternity look is your favorite so far?...
  • How the 'unspeakable' became speakable

     
    From How Chris Christie Did His Homework, , a long and well-balanced look by the New York Times' Matt Bai at the political/budgetary tactics of New Jersey's governor: Public sentiment around budgets and public employees has shifted in a fundamental......
  • Seminole teachers to protest legislation

     
    Seminole County public school teachers and other district employees plan to show up at the offices of three local state legislators after school Thursday to protest proposed laws that they say herald “the impending doom public education is slated to...
  • UW-Madison College Republicans Support Governor Walker’s Budget Reform

     
    Blocks away from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, a showdown continues at the capitol over Governor Scott Walker’s Budget Reform Bill.  Garnering national attention towards dairy land, the bill has fired up the conservative base in our...
  • Los Angeles City Council votes to support Vernon disincorporation bill

     
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to support a bill in the Legislature that would disincorporate the city of Vernon and make it a part of Los Angeles County. The vote followed a tense two-hour public discussion of......
  • Month in review: Protesters, pirates, GOP presidential hopefuls, media shakeups and one poor budget proposal

     
    For such a short month, a lot happened in February. Without further ado, here's the month at a glance: Arab revolution: Egyptians continued to protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square as we sat on the edge of our seats wondering what......
  • Republican union busting: Helping taxpayers or dirty politics?

     
    You only have to read my e-mail for a week to understand how much the public employee unions hate me. I've argued that benefits for public safety unions have to be cut back, that the defined benefits pension program has to be phased out and that tenure...
  • Florida Chamber airs radio spot attacking ‘Wisconsin-style’ union protests

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce – itself a powerful and well-monied interest group in state politics – is airing a radio spot going after “government unions” that are ”grappling for money and power”...
  • In L.A. school board races, outside spending surpasses $2 million [Updated]

     
     Outside political action committees continue to dominate the contests over four seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education, spending more than $2 million combined, according to city records. [Updated at 2:45 p.m.: The candidate attracting the...
  • Writers Guild of America and studios to begin contract talks

     
    Hollywood's film and TV writers will begin negotiations with the major studios on a new film and TV contract this week. The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced in a joint statement......
  • NFL, players union are still far apart

     
    Decision time is fast approaching. With the collective bargaining agreement expiring the first minute after midnight Friday morning, the NFL and the players union have yet to reach an agreement on a new deal and, by every indication, are still......
  • Zev Yaroslavsky praises Bernard Parks as a "lone wolf" trying to keep L.A. solvent

     
    As public employee unions neared the $1 million mark in their effort to defeat City Councilman Bernard Parks, Los Angeles County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky and former supervisor Yvonne Burke urged 8th District voters to discount the...