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Newark Mayor Cory Booker (AP photo)

Booker won’t run for NJ gov, eyes US Senate seat

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Newark Mayor Cory Booker has ruled out a bid for New Jersey governor and is eyeing a run for U.S. Senate in 2014.

12/20/2012

Antonio Villaraigosa

Petition for Villaraigosa to resign from ‘Fix the Debt’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A left-leaning political website and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa clashed today over his membership on the steering committee for a group called Fix the Debt.

12/06/2012

Bid to get LA pension measure on ballot dropped

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Organizers have dropped a bid to get a Los Angeles pension reform measure on the May ballot. Former Mayor Richard Riordan’s Save Los Angeles campaign was working to gather 300,000 signatures […]

11/26/2012

Md mayor: Pier damaged by storm to be rebuilt

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – A historic fishing pier in Maryland that was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy will soon be rebuilt. Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan tells The Daily Times of Salisbury the pier has […]

11/13/2012

Atlantic City mayor disputes NJ governor

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Atlantic City’s mayor says he would love nothing better than to confront New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “mano a mano.” Speaking on NBC’s “Today” show Tuesday, Mayor Lorenzo Langford disputed […]

10/30/2012

Flooding feared as Alaska tourist town evacuates

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The residents of the quirky Alaska tourist town of Talkeetna are being asked to evacuate because the nearby river continues to rise after heavy rains. Flooding is causing problems over a […]

09/21/2012

Chicago students return to class as strike ends

CHICAGO (AP) – At the end of a bitter showdown with striking teachers, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago’s longer school day will mean an end to what he described as the “shortchanging” of the city’s […]

09/19/2012

Chicago mayor: Court must end teachers' strike

CHICAGO (AP) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked a state court to force Chicago school teachers back to work, ending a week-long strike he calls illegal. City attorneys asked the circuit court Monday to force […]

09/17/2012

Ex-Calif. police chief to lead Baltimore police

BALTIMORE (AP) – The former police chief of Long Beach and Oakland in California has been selected as the new police commissioner in Baltimore, the mayor’s office said Monday. Anthony W. Batts was expected to […]

08/27/2012

Riordan, business leaders threaten Ballot Measure to alter city pension system

(CNS) – A coalition of business leaders, including former Mayor Richard Riordan, threatened today to mount a ballot measure campaign to take away the authority of the city’s leadership over the city’s pension system and […]

08/15/2012

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