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  • Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation

    Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation
    The retirement of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought an outpouring of warm wishes from colleagues of the popular congresswoman -- and launched a scramble for an upcoming special election to determine whether Democrats will be able to hold the Arizona seat....
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Benefit buster Lanny Ebenstein

    Patt Morrison Asks: Benefit buster Lanny Ebenstein
    Lanny Ebenstein wants you to vote to kneecap the state's public workers unions by banning their right to collective bargaining. Other measures scrambling to qualify for the November 2012 ballot would drop the hammer specifically on public employees'...
  • 'Glee' adoption plot sparks online petition

     
    An adoptive mother is using an online advocacy platform to distribute a petition calling on the producers of "Glee" to create a public service announcement that would offset inaccuracies in an adoption-based story on the series....
  • Celebrating Flann O'Brien

     
    Underappreciated author Flann O'Brien is moving into the spotlight: his centenary will be celebrated in Ireland this weekend, and a film adaptation of his first novel may be on the way....
  • Israeli lawmakers among best compensated, report says

     
    A recent study found Israel's lawmakers earn nearly 38% more than most of their counterparts around the world in terms of buying power. The research surveyed the salaries of members of 24 parliaments and legislatures, including Israel's Knesset....
  • Bring back the draft -- but with a twist

     
    There are 3 billion reasons -- billions, as in dollars -- behind the pushback against cuts to the Defense Department's budget, which, along with Homeland Security and related programs, takes up more than half of the nation's discretionary budget. Here.......
  • Unions survive anti-labor push in New Hampshire

     
    Unions survived an anti-labor push in NH, their second victory in as many months...
  • California doesn't need another tax hike [Most commented]

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a ballot initiative this week to raise the sales tax and increase taxes on upper-income Californians. "The money would flow to public schools and community colleges through a special fund walled off from the rest of......
  • Pete Wilson endorses in area congressional race

     
    Former Gov. Pete Wilson endorses former Rep. Steven T. Kuykendall. Rep. Janice Hahn gets more labor endorsements....
  • Top budget analyst skeptical of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan

     
    California's chief independent budget analyst said Wednesday there's a giant "question mark" hanging over Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal this year -- whether voters approve higher taxes at the ballot box this November or not. Brown's reliance on the...
  • Republican report says there's no need for Brown's tax hikes

     
    Republican state senators say Gov. Jerry Brown is overstating the need for new tax hikes, according to an internal analysis. The 61-page report, which examines Brown’s proposals from a Republican perspective, said state tax revenues will bounce back...