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  • The Top 10 political quotes of 2010

    The “who said what” buzz came in full force this election year through campaign ads, public appearances, and even tweets. But who are the politicians that shocked and zinged the most? Here’s a roundup of the year’s most memorable political quotes.
    12/29/2010 02:07 pm

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  • Common Core busts usual political lines

    The Common Core has made some strange bedfellows as supporters and critics alike cross usual party lines in debate over the educational standards. When it comes to Common Core, forget the old allegiances. 

  • Ron Paul's strength in Iowa shows it's too soon to write him off

    Though he has a large and loyal following, Ron Paul's positions on key issues sets him apart from many Republicans. But he keeps moving steadily toward a position of strength in the early voting – especially in Iowa.
    11/20/2011 01:00 pm

  • California nears budget deal to meet deadline. Critics pan it as 'gimmicks.'

    California legislators will have to begin to forfeit their salaries if they don't pass a state budget Wednesday. To meet the deadline, legislators are rushing through a deal that could test Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign promise not to sign a 'smoke and mirrors' budget.
    06/15/2011 09:30 pm

  • Obama as a chimp? E-mail gives California GOP problems it didn't need.

    The California GOP had a historically bad election in 2010, partly because it has trouble connecting with immigrants and minorities. An e-mail from a local Republican official touting the 'birther' conspiracy and showing Obama as a chimp won't help.
    04/19/2011 07:40 pm

  • California budget deal collapse: Did state GOP blow a huge opportunity?

    Gov. Jerry Brown needed four GOP votes to advance his California budget plan. The fact that talks failed without Republicans winning any concessions may come back to bite them.
    03/31/2011 07:53 pm

  • Jerry Brown abandons key part of his California budget plan. Now what?

    Gov. Jerry Brown of California cited a long list of Republican demands as the reason he dropped his plan for a special election in June to approve tax extensions for the California budget.
    03/30/2011 07:01 pm

  • The Top 10 political quotes of 2010

    The “who said what” buzz came in full force this election year through campaign ads, public appearances, and even tweets. But who are the politicians that shocked and zinged the most? Here’s a roundup of the year’s most memorable political quotes.
    12/29/2010 02:07 pm

  • Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.
    11/02/2010 09:32 am

  • The Vote Would Meg Whitman take a lie-detector test about housekeeper? 'Absolutely.'

    In a frantic day of back-and-forth allegations about whether California Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman knowingly employed an illegal immigrant, Whitman insisted she did everything right. The housekeeper's lawyer says Whitman is lying.
    09/30/2010 06:58 pm

  • Meg Whitman and the perils of employing illegal help: six memorable cases

    Meg Whitman, California GOP gubernatorial candidate, is alleged to have employed a housekeeper from 2000 to 2009 even though she knew the woman was in the US illegally. It's a political bombshell for Ms. Whitman. The politics of household employment and immigration have proved tricky before. Here are six prominent cases, plus the allegations against Whitman.
    09/29/2010 08:20 pm

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What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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