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Those who survived a sex scandal. And those who didn’t

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As he launches his run for Mayor of New York, former Rep. Anthony Weiner should have no problem overcoming public loathing. This is America. We are a forgiving nation. For the most part. Should history be our guide, Weiner will rise again. (Oh, you knew that hackery was coming sooner or later.) Think about Thomas   [Read More]

Will U.S. mayors be the real muscle to get tougher gun laws? (VIDEO)

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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson are among a crowd of U.S. mayors now calling on President Obama and the Congress to back California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s renewed efforts toward tougher gun laws in the wake of the Connecticut school massacre.  The mayors, in conjunction with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, [...] [Read More]

LA Mayor Villaraigosa, Obama campaign’s tireless “go-to guy,” going full speed till Tuesday

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Democratic Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who’s been nothing short of a political whirlwind for the Barack Obama campaign, can legitimately claim the mantle of the campaign’s “go to guy” as the race comes to a close. And he’s not stopping — until the polls close. On Sunday, he raced from Los Angeles to Florida [...] [Read More]