Politics

Rick Perry: Border Security Before Immigration Reform

In what resembled a presidential campaign speech, the recently indicted Texas governor called for increased federal controls against illegal immigration before Congress considers comprehensive immigration reform.

Alaska’s Oil and Identity at Stake on Ballot

In a state with an economy and government reliant on diminishing oil revenue, voters will decide whether to repeal a law that's designed to spur oil development but help the at-times corrupt oil industry.

Does Eric Garcetti Have a Big Enough Vision for L.A.?

In breaking with his predecessors, the mayor isn’t focused on one or two big priorities. Instead, he’s sweating the small stuff -- at least for now.

2014 Elections Where Third-Party Candidates Could Make a Big Difference

In at least five gubernatorial races this fall, the outcome may depend on how well a third-party candidate fares.

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