| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works.
James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Los Angeles City Council candidate and former school board member Nury Martinez on Monday said a man repeatedly sexually abused her as a child, a claim she's making public now to counter attack ads being circulated by her opponent in a July 23 special...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The case of Trayvon Martin presents a minefield to a president who has long moved carefully on racial matters, underscoring the unique hazard — and opportunity — President Obama faces whenever the discussion of skin color moves front and...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
NEW YORK — With his wife at his side, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner vowed to stay in New York's mayoral race Tuesday after admitting he had carried on an online relationship with a woman that began after a similar sexting scandal forced him...
| Apr 21, 2013
The chairmen of Congress' primary tax committees, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), have launched a bipartisan effort to reform our messy, inefficient federal tax law. They've agreed to look for ways to lower tax rates on both...
| Jun 2, 2013
The "tea party" is back and is brewing trouble for the Republican establishment.
After the GOP debacle in the 2012 election, when Republicans not only failed to win the presidency but blew a chance to take over the Senate, party leaders paused to...
| Apr 7, 2013
Almost four years ago, long before the 2012 presidential campaign heated up, CNN took a poll to learn who Republicans might choose as their party's next nominee. There were two clear front-runners: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas Gov....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
New York City's most controversial candidate for mayor, Anthony Weiner, has fallen behind in the Democratic field, and there's a new leader in the race, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
Bill de Blasio, an unabashed liberal and the city's current public...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
His unscripted series on A&E may be grabbing record-high ratings, but "Duck Dynasty" star Jase Robertson still can't seem to get star treatment. The bearded reality star appeared on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" on Wednesday and recounted how he'd been...
| Sep 4, 2013
Every member of the Senate with a glimmer of ambition to run for president — and that's most of them — knows that a vote for war can make or break a political career. The example of Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose vote to authorize the 2003...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:21 PM
NEW YORK -- Only in New York?
On the eve of one of the most important days of the Jewish year, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got into a shouting match with a fellow New Yorker at a Jewish bakery, an exchange that was caught on video and...