Archive for April 28th, 2014

SacBee: Tim Donnelly says lead in polls is proof of ‘something in the air’

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 27, 2014

ANAHEIM – Tim Donnelly said Sunday that his frontrunner status among Republicans running for governor is evidence “people want a fighter,” and he blamed the media for what he said is negative coverage of controversies that have riddled his campaign.

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By BILLY WITZ
APRIL 27, 2014

LOS ANGELES — When Kim Hughes, then an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers, was found to have prostate cancer on the eve of training camp in 2004, he learned what it was like to work in Donald Sterling’s world.

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By Ed Mendel
Monday, April 28, 2014

When government workers are temporarily promoted shortly before retirement, do they get the same pension increase as a permanent worker in the job — or would that open the door for “spiking,” the intentional tweaking of final pay to boost pensions?

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Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney. (Richard Carson/ Reuters)

By Wesley Lowery
April 27 at 2:35 pm

Mitt Romney has said time and time again that he has no interest in running for president a third time.

But, on Sunday morning, CBS’ Bob Schieffer said not to write off the idea of a 2016 campaign by Romney so quickly.

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Hillary Clinton, Giuliani, And Other New York Leaders Ring Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange

Then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (center) walks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the ringing of the opening bell on September 9, 2011 in New York City. | Getty

By BEN WHITE and MAGGIE HABERMAN | 4/28/14 5:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK — The biggest parlor game on Wall Street and in corporate boardrooms these days is guessing whether former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will run for president and save the GOP’s old establishment base from its rising populist wing.

The second most popular game is guessing what happens if Jeb says no.

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Toyota’s move to suburban Dallas would put management of Toyota’s U.S. business close to where it builds most cars for the American market.

By Jerry Hirsch and David Undercoffler
April 27, 2014, 6:40 p.m.

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker’s plans.

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