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Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorses charter expansion effort

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has endorsed a controversial effort to more than double the number of the city's charter schools over the next eight years.

Villaraigosa to host Clinton fundraiser in Hollywood Hills home

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will host a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign at his newly purchased Hollywood Hills home.

San Antonio mayor gets more ammo in police, fire showdown

By Kenric Ward, Texas A new report could give San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor more legal leverage in contentious negotiations with the city’s police and fire unions.

Curbed Maps: Mapped: 30 New Los Angeles Parks That Replaced Blighted Lots

A photo posted by Happening In Highland Park (@happeninginhighlandpark) on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:06am PDT In 2012, then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the 50 Parks Initiative, a public-private partnership with the goal of transforming vacant lots and...

Conservatives Launch Pre-Emptive Attacks on Sec. Julian Castro

One year ago, Julian Castro (former Mayor of San Antonio, TX) was sworn in as the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Many people (including this...

Steve King Nonsensically Claims He's 'As Latino' As Julian Castro

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) either thinks he’s Latino or that Julian Castro, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio, is not.  Responding to a quote from Castro that said the “GOP can kiss the...Show More Summary

One Black, Texas Mayor is NOT Buying This Confederate Flag Hoopla

Mayor Ivy Taylor of San Antonio, Texas may be an African American and a Democrat, but she isn’t buying into all this rigmarole about the evils of the Confederate flag.

Veteran Dem Loses San Antonio Mayor's Race; AP Doesn't Name Her Party

A terse, five-paragraph June 14 Associated Press report on the results of San Antonio's mayoral election the previous day gave no indication of the party affiliation or political outlook of the winner or loser. Readers could only determine...Show More Summary

What THIS Black Woman Did in a Liberal Texas Town Has Democrats Shocked and Scared

The city of San Antonio, Texas has a new mayor and her victory has liberals and Democrats in this liberal stronghold in Texas scared. Why? Because she is a black

A Lil Positivity: Ivy Taylor Becomes San Antonio’s First Black Mayor By Clenching Conservative White And Hispanic Voters

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Ivy Taylor Becomes San Antonio’s First Black Mayor Via Reuters: San Antonio, the seventh-largest U.S. city and the only one of the 10 largest cities with a Hispanic majority, elected its first African-American mayor on Saturday in a closely

Congratulations, Texas! No Way Will This 101-Year-Old Lady Do Vote Fraud Now!

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

San Antonio, Texas, just elected its first African-American mayor, Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor. That’s really exciting news, and while we don’t know how 101-year old Mary Lou Miller planned to vote, she sure wishes her vote could have counted. Show More Summary

San Antonio Elects Its First African American Mayor

Voters in San Antonio, Texas elected their first African American mayor. Ivy Taylor, who was serving as interim mayor, won Saturday’s runoff with 52 percent of the vote, Reuters reports. It was a surprising victory against a popular Hispanic candidate in a Hispanic-majority city.

Anti-Gay Candidate Who Called LGBT Protections 'Waste Of Time' Wins San Antonio Mayor's Race

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a setback for LGBT equality in the nation's seventh-largest city, interim San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor — who voted against the city's nondiscrimination ordinance and later called it "a waste of time" — won a two-year term on Saturday....

First African-American Elected San Antonio Mayor

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ivy Taylor has been elected mayor of San Antonio, becoming the first African-American elected to the post. Taylor, who was appointed interim mayor last summer, defeated former state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte in the runoff election Saturday. Show More Summary

Jack Pratt; another phony Vietnam veteran mayor

MrBill sends us a link to the San Antonio Express News that tells the story of Jack Pratt, Junior, the mayor of Kerrville who won his office proclaiming that he was 4-tour Vietnam Special Forces veteran. He started telling that tale more than three years ago. Folks started wondering about it recently, and so they […]

TX: Voters Pass Rail, Council-Pay Amendments

May 10--San Antonio voters on Saturday strongly backed a city charter amendment that would give residents a chance to vote on future rail projects in the city and approved big increases in pay for the mayor and the City Council. GetShow More Summary

Pro-Equality Candidate Advances in San Antonio Municipal Election

Saturday was Election Day in San Antonio, and all eyes have been on the mayoral race. LGBT equality has been a central issue in this election.

San Antonio Mayor Who Called LGBT Protections a 'Waste of Time' Advances in Runoff Election: VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Anti-gay San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor, who recently called the city's LGBT protections a "waste of time," has advanced to a runoff for the seat. Meanwhile, the openly gay mayor of a small Texas town was defeated for re-election afte...

Op-Ed: San Antonio Mayor Needs to Protect Her LGBT Constituents

In an op-ed yesterday in The Advocate, HRC President Chad Griffin called on San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor to stand up for her LGBT constituents.

Chad Griffin: San Antonio Mayor Needs to Protect Her LGBT Constituents

LGBT people are in the fight of their lives in Texas, but San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor says that’s all just a waste of time. read more

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