Column | Mar 3, 2013
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Column | Jan 29, 2014The month that a TV game show called "Wheel of Fortune" made its debut, a 29-year-old Californian named George Miller was taking his new seat in Congress. Both the show and the congressman are still around, but Miller has decided that he's taken his final spin in electoral politics and will be retiring this year from his seat in the 11th Congressional District in Northern California. He is among Congress' remaining handful of "Watergate babies," Democrats elected in the wake of the Nixon political scandal. Miller's father was a Democratic state senator, and Miller ran to succeed him but lost. It was the only time he lost. After Miller won a congressional seat in 1974, he was reelected 18 times. He's familiar to C-SPAN viewers as a ferocious advocate of better education. Over the years, the most visible change has been his hair and famous mustache morphing from dark to white.
Column | Jan 30, 2013
Story | Sep 27, 2011 | 4:35 PM
General Motors will let OnStar customers cancel service and terminated data link.
Story | Dec 5, 2011 | 4:36 PM
The editorial board blasted Senate Democrats on Monday for proposing a temporary payroll tax cut for employers (with little evidence that it would help create jobs) offset by a permanent tax increase on millionaires. As it happens, Democrats were already....