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  • 1 City Council race headed to May runoff; charter amendments appear to pass

    1 City Council race headed to May runoff; charter amendments appear to pass
    Just one Los Angeles City Council race was headed to a runoff, with incumbents cruising to easy victories in five other contests around the city. Based on Tuesday’s election results, the May 19 runoff to replace termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge...
  • L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows

    L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows
    A push by backers of charter schools to have a bigger voice on the Los Angeles Board of Education appears to have paid off, according to early election returns in three contested races. The campaign was marked by the emergence of a charter group as...
  • Can Jeb Bush win the GOP nomination by being different from the pack?

    Can Jeb Bush win the GOP nomination by being different from the pack?
      Jeb Bush has a problem: He’s too much the same. So he’s come up with a solution: Be different in other ways. He’s too much the same in that he’s trying to become the third member of his family to be president, and that’...
  • Other voices: Death with dignity and heroin grants

    Death with dignity I find it interesting that David Sostak thinks "many sincerely believe assisted suicide, no matter how much the victim of a debilitating terminal illness may want it, cheapens life" (Bowie Blade-News, Feb. 19) During my lifetime I...
  • For fundraising dinners, Palm Beach County Republicans go big while Broward party turns right

    Local Republicans are taking markedly different approaches to their highest profile fundraising events of the year. In Palm Beach County, they're going big and formal. In Broward, they are making a sharp turn to the right. First up is Chris Christie in...
  • Emanuel lacks time to become likable, will have to go negative

    Emanuel lacks time to become likable, will have to go negative
    The Mayoral Likability Meter is going haywire. Some days, Rahm is Mayor Antoinette, telling Chicago to eat cake or bending us to his iron will. Other days, he's Mayor Smiley the Likable. And that's the problem. From Mayor Tough to Mayor Hugs, it's...
  • Fragile nature of democracy

    Obama publicly rebuked Egypt and the UAE for attacking the Islamists who beheaded 21 Christians in Libya, saying we should deal with ISIS peacefully, not violently. Then one of the perky coeds masquerading as a foreign policy expert for the Obama State...
  • Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge

    Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge
    The determined opponents of the Affordable Care Act lost their legal fight on the merits three years ago when the Supreme Court ruled that one of its central provisions — the requirement that most individuals buy health insurance or pay a penalty...
  • West Point Dean's List

    BOLTON - Cadet Alexandra Caudullo daughter of Alfred and Louise Caudullo, of Bolton, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at the U.S. Military Academy. To earn this distinction, a cadet must maintain a 3.0 average in all courses. The...
  • Jeb Bush yet to pass the tea party litmus test

    WASHINGTON -- The significance of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) recently held in a Washington suburb was what it revealed about how far the speakers were willing to go to establish their credentials for being there. For...
  • It's prime time for Scott Walker, whether he's ready or not

    Any chef will tell you that you need great ingredients to pull off a great meal. Less discussed but just as true: You need to cook the ingredients in the right order. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has nearly all of the right ingredients to win the GOP...
  • Chasing Hillary

    Chasing Hillary
    We the peeps are never going to know what we need to know when we need to know it to make an informed decision about the people running our government, or vying to be elected to office. We talk about transparency, but there is no such thing. Certain...