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Antonio Villaraigosa

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  • LaHood departure could leave opening for Porcari

      U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's decision to leave the Obama administration, which was announced Tuesday, could provide an opening for his No. 2: Former Maryland transportation official John D. Porcari.   Though his name is rarely on the...
  • O'Malley hires communications aide

    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that he has hired the press spokesman for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to be his new director of strategic communications.  Teddy Davis, who formerly covered politics for ABC News, will join O'Malley's...
  • O'Malley zings GOP governors, Romney on economy

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Working to preempt a parade of Republican governors who will take the stage tonight at their party's national convention, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said here that the GOP vision for the nation's economy would "spell disaster for...
  • Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle

    Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle
    TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president. Across town, Democratic...
  • Potomac delegate says Latinos at home with Dems

    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Jennifer Hosey was 7 years old the first time she volunteered for a presidential campaign — stuffing and stamping envelopes for Bill Clinton's 1992 run. She...
  • Obama has the wrong ideas; Romney seems to have no ideas

    Obama has the wrong ideas; Romney seems to have no ideas
    Going by the conventional rules of American politics, the Democratic Convention this week was an unmitigated disaster. And, going by the same rules, GOP convention was a disaster, too. So, either the rules of American politics have fundamentally changed,...
  • Men behaving badly: Same sad story, once again

    Men behaving badly: Same sad story, once again
    Let's roll out the list. It includes, in no particular order of sluttishness: Kwame Kilpatrick; Jesse Jackson; James McGreevey; Ted Haggard; Gary Condit; Mark Sanford; John Edwards; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Rudy Giuliani; Eliot Spitzer; Antonio...
  • Some see cloud over City Hall

    With the raid of Mayor Sheila Dixon's house, the complicated financial investigation that has bubbled through Baltimore news cycles for years officially jumped the local threshold. Political and public relations experts say this whiff of scandal will...
  • Project Runway: Can you hear me Bryant Park?

     
    Greetings and salutations, PR fans. Before we get to the penultimate episode of Project Runway: 90210, a brief apology from me, your master of blogging ceremonies, Kevin Van Valkenburg. My 'other' writing job (sports) and a tragic TiVo malfunction...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge

    Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge
    Peter Horton, the television actor who played Gary on "Thirtysomething," stood at the defendant's table in a Santa Monica courtroom and told the judge why he'd skipped his trial for allegedly failing to stop for a school bus boarding children. "I was...
  • $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward

    $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward
    Only about 89% of the $1-million reward offered during the search for former Los Angeles Police Officer Christopher Dorner has been distributed — and nothing more will be given, a Los Angeles city official said Wednesday. Vicki Curry,...