This is a love story: Meg Whitman, a hard-driving business owner who for decades was just too darn busy to vote, has suddenly fallen in love with politics.
Why would someone want to trust again? Because to end up distrusting is not just to end up cynical, but to end up bitter. This is the danger of what the upcoming elections will turn the electorate into.
Voters will more than usual be casting their vote not only for local candidates, but also for or against the president.
What's in a word? When the word is "whore," quite a lot. And yet, when it comes to the reality of California politics, not so much. Pushed along by b...
Jerry and eMeg faced off in their final of three debates on Tuesday night. And I have to hand it to him -- our guy has taken the trifecta.
Whitman's political record is so thin that it's hard to know what motivates her. But all by itself, the gargantuan scale of her spending is powerfully suggestive.
We cannot as a country move forward if we continue to let sexism continue unabated. We know from a recent study that sexist insults hurt female politicians. I think Mr. Brown knows that too.
The next Mayor has pledged to review the dismissals of any teachers let go because of the economy, but it's unlikely that he will attempt to rehire those teachers Ms. Rhee dismissed for cause.
Should Prop 19 pass, it will be such a huge headache for the Obama administration, they may need to light one up just to relieve the tension.
The good news is that recent revelations about foreclosures being finalized based on improper documentation have spurred outrage nationwide that could lead to action. The bad news is that it's unclear whether that action will be enough.
Politics is serious business to Willie Brown, whose predictions and political insights I've covered in Bay Area dailies for years. And the long-time powerful political pro is right more often than just about anyone.
People are hurting, and often it's banks and businesses that are hurting them in the name of a fee for something that costs them nothing
Forget Secretariat, the race to watch is between Meg and Jerry -- and who's willing to bet on the winner?