Patt Morrison For December 9, 2011

Wall Street Protest Spreads To Other Cities
The scandalous legacy left by former CEO Rudolf Montiel continues to haunt the current administration of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. Ken Simmons, who has been serving as the HACLA’s interim CEO since Montiel was fired by the housing authority board in March of 2011, has submitted his resignation, saying he felt dominated by the controversy surrounding his predecessor.
Barcelona v Chivas Guadalajara
A press release issued Monday by the California Fair Political Practices Commission claims to have made regulations surrounding “dating” lawmakers and lobbyists “more stringent,” but an article in the Los Angeles Times questions whether or not the commission has relaxed the rules, not tightened them.
Republican Candidates Vie For First Votes In Iowa Straw Poll
After a relative lull in broadcast advertising by 2012 presidential campaigns, Republican candidates are now increasingly appealing to voters in Iowa and New Hampshire across commercial airwaves.
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We’ve all heard the ballpark statistics about men and their incessant daydreaming about sex. But some new research from Ohio State University is throwing a little cold water on those common assumptions.
Award-winning journalist Jim Lehrer’s newly published book “Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain” (Random House) takes a witty, behind-the-scenes look at more than 40 years of televised presidential debates. Lehrer, long considered one of the most well respected figures in broadcast journalism, has interviewed every president since Gerald Ford, and has moderated eleven presidential and vice presidential debates.
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