As corruption charges have spilled out of the Los Angeles-area suburbs of Bell and Vernon, nearby Huntington Park has exhibited similar warning signs of financial mismanagement while largely flying below the radar.
Two years ago, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg had the city's term-limits law amended so he could run for a third term, but now he says he supports a ballot measure to set it back to two terms.
A disgraced New York politician who was expelled from the state Senate after a misdemeanor conviction for assaulting his girlfriend was accused Tuesday of funding his 2006 campaign with money that was supposed to go to charity.
Michelle A. Rhee may be on her way out as chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, but the fights she waged over the city's education policies are likely to linger long after she is gone.
D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will step down Wednesday as head of the city's troubled public school system, ending a 3½-year tenure during which she became a symbol of urban education reform nationally but a deeply polarizing figure in the city she served.
The city of Beverly Hills is launching its own line of perfumes this week as the first products in a long-term quest to turn the city's trademarked shield logo into a brand. You could call it, ahem, 9021-Eau.
Black ministers, politicians and business leaders are scrambling to unify their community behind a single candidate in Chicago's wide-open mayoral race, which already features former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, as many as four congressmen and a sheriff among those considering a run.
The scandal-plagued city of Bell mismanaged at least $50 million in bond money, levied illegal taxes and paid exorbitant salaries to its leaders, according to a state audit released Wednesday.
The mayor and ex-city manager of the scandal-plagued Los Angeles suburb of Bell were among eight current and former city officials arrested Tuesday in a corruption investigation.