Associated Press reports that the nominee for Labor Secretary, East L.A./San Gabriel Valley Congresswoman Hilda Solis, has been approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Her nomination now goes before the full Senate. Last week Solis' confirmation ran aground after ... More >>
Now it's Hilda Solis' turn. According to the Associated Press, Barack Obama's nomination to be be Labor Secretary has had her confirmation hearings put on hold because facts have emerged about her husband's tax payments -- or lack of them. Yesterday Solis' husband, Sam Sayyad, got around to paying $ ... More >>
Rather than watch the Republican National Convention or the U.S. Open in tennis, I covered Michelle Obama's visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday night as a "pool reporter."
A pool reporter is someone who's chosen by a political campaign to cover an event that would otherwise be closed to the press. I ... More >>