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  • L.A. teachers union president ready to step aside for challenger

    L.A. teachers union president ready to step aside for challenger
    Los Angeles teachers' union president Warren Fletcher said he will no longer actively campaign for reelection, clearing the path for challenger Alex Caputo-Pearl to become the next leader of United Teachers Los Angeles. In the first round of voting in...
  • Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws

    Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws
    Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use...
  • Leftist presidential candidate in Egypt sees media bias for Sisi

    Leftist presidential candidate in Egypt sees media bias for Sisi
    CAIRO -- Leftist presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi on Sunday bemoaned what he called Egyptian media's "blatant" backing for his prime opponent, former army chief Abdel Fattah Sisi. Sabahi is facing an uphill challenge against Sisi, who gained...
  • Letters: Out at Mozilla, but was it fair?

    Re "No 'witch hunt' at Mozilla," Column, April 9 It is no wonder that bullying is a major problem at schools. Kids learn from adults. Brendan Eich was bullied into resigning as chief executive of Mozilla. Because he donated $1,000 to the Proposition 8...
  • Some Senate Democrats call on Obama to approve Keystone XL pipeline

    Some Senate Democrats call on Obama to approve Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators, including several facing tough re-election races, sent a letter Thursday to President Obama demanding approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline by May 31. The letter’s forcefulness hints at the...
  • In Michigan, Obama assails Republican economic policies as mean

    In Michigan, Obama assails Republican economic policies as mean
    WASHINGTON — President Obama said Republicans are “not necessarily cold-hearted” in their economic policies but spent much of his speech Wednesday to college students lampooning them for opposing his views. The new House Republican...
  • Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed

    Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed
    CAIRO — In the latest sign of Egypt’s growing volatility, a series of blasts went off outside Cairo University on Wednesday, killing a police brigadier general and injuring at least seven people, officials and state media reported. The three...
  • Bill Clinton on being the first black president, and aliens too

    Bill Clinton on being the first black president, and aliens too
    Once again, Bill Clinton proved that being an ex-president, surrounded by the rosy glow of the past, beats being the current pilloried resident of the White House. A Wednesday night guest on comedian Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night ABC show, Clinton was...
  • Really, justices? Even more money in politics?

     Really, justices? Even <i>more</i> money in politics?
    On Wednesday, conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court continued their project of undermining reasonable attempts by Congress to limit the corrupting influence of money in election campaigns. The same 5-4 majority that lifted limits on corporate...
  • California pols, others weigh effects of McCutcheon ruling

    California pols, others weigh effects of McCutcheon ruling
    Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling striking down limits on what wealthy donors can contribute to political campaigns overall drew a lot of hand-wringing from good government groups and some candidates. But at least one Republican operative saw the...
  • D.C. councilwoman beats mayor in Democratic primary

    D.C. councilwoman beats mayor in Democratic primary
    WASHINGTON — Muriel Bowser, a relatively little-known District of Columbia councilwoman, triumphed in Tuesday's Democratic mayoral primary over incumbent Vincent Gray, whose tenure has been tarnished by a corruption scandal. The win most likely...