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Chicago Women Show Rahm Emanuel the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Rebecca Sive | Posted 09.16.2014 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

At a time when so many Americans need so much from their government, American women who care are finding it really tough to win executive office.

California Primary: Jerry Brown Romps While Republicans Dodge Their Own Silver Bullet and Other Races Intrigue

William Bradley | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Though the election was largely a bore, it did have some interesting outcomes, not only in the statewide races but also in some district level races for Congress and state Assembly and even local office.

The Independent: "3 New Ideas" TV Spot

Brent Roske | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Brent Roske

Field trips from all over the country and tourists from all over the world -- they'll be able to get energized again about American patriotism and they'll see that our Government was created by the people -- to serve the people -- and is accessible.

California Elections: The Fights to Lose to Jerry Brown and Succeed Henry Waxman Come Into More Focus

William Bradley | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In a rather quiet year, some of the more significant races in California are coming into greater focus.

Garcetti Takes It

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Eric Garcetti will be Los Angeles' next mayor. By 3 a.m. Wednesday, with 100 percent of the votes counted, Garcetti had received 54 percent of the ...

On A Razor's Edge

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The incoming mayor of Los Angeles was able to defeat a fellow Democrat by depicting her as a pawn of utility union bosses in a cit...

Moms For Eric Garcetti

Monique Ruffin | Posted 07.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Monique Ruffin

It's time for Angelenos to go to the polls and cast their votes for a new mayor. But recent surveys are showing that going to the polls is what many of us aren't planning to do.

Does Anyone Even Care?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Voters were choosing the next mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday, but most residents probably haven't noticed. The turnout tally was...

Hasn't Seen Them, Doesn't Know Them...

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Two days after she declined to denounce a misleading mailer targeting Latinos that benefited her own mayoral candidacy, City Controller Wendy Greuel c...

Major Cash Infusion From Another Union

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.09.2013 | Los Angeles

The union for Los Angeles police officers is pumping another $850,000 into an independent effort backing mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel, the largest s...

'Put A Mom In Charge'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.08.2013 | Los Angeles

The two Los Angeles mayoral candidates pledged Tuesday to make education a priority, telling radio listeners during a live debate that the city's econ...

The Week In Wingnuts

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

New Hampshire: A posse you can trust It seems Stella Tremblay, a Republican State Representative from New Hampshire, is determined to get to what s...

Awkward Text Messages Leaked

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel has been attacking her former rival Kevin James as a right-wing "Obama hater" now that he has endorsed City Councilman ...

Pot Calling The Kettle Black?

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 06.30.2013 | Los Angeles

A week after criticizing rival Eric Garcetti for receiving campaign funds from a convicted felon, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel said she ...

PHOTO: Is This Ad Sexist?

Posted 04.30.2013 | Los Angeles

Political action committee EMILY's List's mission is to help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office. Thus, it's ironic that the group...

OOPS: Greuel Slips Up

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles

City Controller Wendy Greuel is facing new criticism over the use of her city email account to work on campaign business, including providing city doc...

The Los Angeles Mayoral Race -- Verify Then Vote

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Mark Goulston, M.D.

For us to make the best decision regarding who to vote for, maybe it's time for us to adapt Reagan's words and "verify then vote." To accomplish this, we can use the following 10 steps to vet each candidate before we vote for them.

Garcetti, Greuel Attack Each Other With This Silly Term

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 06.09.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles mayoral rivals Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel are both well-versed in city government, having each spent more than a decade in office at C...

The Most Important Neighborhood In LA?

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 05.31.2013 | Los Angeles

Weeks after the primary election, a faded "Jan Perry for Mayor" sign still hangs outside Laura Hendrix's art gallery in Leimert Park Village in South ...

'We Are Not Here To Rehash Old Fights And The Past'

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 05.29.2013 | Los Angeles

An independent commission of 12 top business, labor and civic leaders -- all with close ties to City Hall -- was announced on Thursday with a goal of ...

'We're Not Changing Horses'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 05.25.2013 | Los Angeles

As she defended a campaign shake-up from this past weekend, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel on Monday announced a big endorsement -- former...

Steve Zimmer Defeats the Billionaire Boys Club With a Cost-Effective School Board Campaign

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Peter Dreier

The Zimmer-Anderson school board race attracted national attention because it was seen as a test of the effort by corporate power-brokers to run schools like businesses, a strategy that they and the media misleadingly call "school reform."

Ivy League vs. UCLA: Garcetti & Greuel's Paths To Power

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 03.07.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- He's a Rhodes scholar. She's UCLA. He can burn up the piano keys. She loves to watch her son playing soccer. He could become Los Angele...

Was There Ever Any Doubt?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The LA 2013 mayoral primary Tuesday came down to a runoff between Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel. The polls closed at 8 ...

Let The Voting Begin!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.05.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Voters in Los Angeles gave a collective shrug Tuesday to the contest to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, turning out in small n...