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  • IRAQ: In country's north, a youth-led 'Kurdish spring' blooms

     
    Editor’s note: This post is by Maria Fantappie, an analyst with the Carnegie Middle East Center. Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Babylon & Beyond endorses the positions of Carnegie's analysts, nor does Carnegie endorse the positions of The Times.....
  • Cooley pulls narrow lead in California attorney general race

     
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley built a narrow lead Saturday in the race for California attorney general, according to figures released by state elections officials. With roughly a million ballots still waiting to be counted in the extremely.....
  • Two more states vote (symbolically) to nullify healthcare reform

     
    Voters in Arizona and Oklahoma amended their state constitutions Tuesday with "healthcare freedom" measures designed to block the new federal mandate on individuals and some employers to buy health insurance. Voters in Colorado went the other way,...
  • Spanish region of Catalonia endorses other bull-related events after banning bullfighting

     
    MADRID — Lawmakers who banned bullfighting in Spain's Catalonia region this summer voted Wednesday to endorse other traditions that have been criticized as cruel to bulls, such as attaching burning sticks to their horns as they chase human thrill...
  • Voters in Bell tell of possible fraud

     
    As Los Angeles prosecutors investigate potential voter fraud in Bell, several residents have told The Times that city officials pressed them to fill out absentee ballots in a way that election experts say may have violated state law. Four voters......
  • Jerry Brown expands investigation into Bell, subpoenas nine current and former city officials

     
    Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown announced Monday he is expanding his investigation into the activities of officials in Bell to include allegations of voter fraud involving absentee ballots. The Times last week reported allegations from Bell voters that city...
  • L.A. council agrees to draft a library tax measure for voters to consider in fall

     
    The Los Angeles City Council voted 9 to 1 on Tuesday to instruct its lawyers to draft a $30-million library tax measure, even as several members voiced doubts about sending it to voters in the Nov. 2 election. Councilman Richard......
  • Schwarzenegger eager to sign budget, stump for measures

  • Polling shows little to please Republicans in 2010

    Republicans had to look for a very long time at last week's Field Poll of California voters to find something remotely uplifting as they ponder the 2010 state elections. There it was, eventually: Against San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat...
  • Let the parties party

    Mike Luckovich's recent cartoon, "Latest Ploy," slyly satirized Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's attempt to explain why she, and not Barack Obama, deserves the Democratic presidential nomination -- even if Obama were to enter the convention with a lead in...
  • Schwarzenegger's doomsday message may be too late

    Schwarzenegger's doomsday message may be too late
    Arnold Schwarzenegger unleashed Armageddon last week. No, not the sequel to the movie where the giant asteroid threatens Earth, but rather his proposed budget, which seemed to menace California. There were two budgets, actually. One, which assumed voters...