Posts Tagged ‘the-race’

Debunking two myths about politics and the 2020 presidential election

Beto O’Rourke’s announcement Thursday that he’s joined the Democratic scrum means the party’s field of presidential candidates is nearly set.

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California Sounds: A closer look at the Los Angeles-area artists headed to the Grammys

One of the less obvious storylines in the race for Grammy Award glory is the role geography plays in this year’s prominent races. The eight nominees in the record of the year category, for example, represent a half dozen North American metropolitan areas — and one rural German town.

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Africa is increasingly open to women in politics. In Congo, they have a fight on their hands

When citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo go to the polls Sunday, the world’s attention will be focused on the race to succeed Congo’s president of nearly 18 years, Joseph Kabila.

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Osaka wins bid to host 2025 World Expo, plans futuristic fair on a man-made island

The Japanese city of Osaka will host the World Expo in 2025, after beating out cities in Russia and Azerbaijan in the race to host an event expected to draw millions of visitors and showcase the local economy and culture. Shouts of joy in Japanese erupted in the Paris auditorium when the 170 member…

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Faced with lawsuits and an FBI raid, Richelle Huizar drops her campaign for L.A. City Council

Richelle Huizar announced Wednesday she was dropping out of the race for Los Angeles City Council, following a tumultuous month marked by two lawsuits against her husband and an FBI raid of her home. Huizar, wife of Councilman Jose Huizar, had launched a bid for her husband’s seat two months ago…

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USC football coach Clay Helton says he’s not going anywhere

USC football coach Clay Helton took time out of a team meeting this week to assure players that he will not be leaving after the Trojans play their last two regular-season games, against UCLA and Notre Dame. With USC (5-5) out of the race for the Pac-12 Conference South title, Helton understood…

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What happens if Duncan Hunter wins reelection and is convicted? It could depend on who’s in charge

Less than a month after he battles for reelection Nov. 6, Republican Rep.

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Taylor Swift gets political, but she has long used her voice

Swift voices her support for a candidate in the race for one of Tennessee’s two Senate seats.

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Despite criminal charges, Duncan Hunter still leads in reelection fight, poll finds

Facing a federal indictment for misuse of campaign funds, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) is still the front-runner in the race for the 50th Congressional District — although with a shrinking advantage over Democratic challenger Ammar Campa-Najjar

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UCLA quarterback race is relatively wide open

Two days into UCLA’s training camp, a hierarchy of sorts has emerged in the race to replace Josh Rosen as the starting quarterback. Wilton Speight, the 23-year-old graduate transfer from Michigan, was anointed by redshirt freshman Austin Burton as “kind of like the dad of the group.” That would…

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