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Congressmen Should Try Acting Like Mayors

Margaret Carlson argues that having to get things done dampens ideology

(Newser) - Americans are understandably fed up with their leaders right now, but Margaret Carlson at Bloomberg thinks there's "still a class of politician that deserves our admiration: the country’s mayors, who actually run services as opposed to running their mouths." Carlson attended a confab of these mayors... More »

3 Miami Area Mayors Arrested for Corruption in 1 Month

One files for re-election 2 days later

(Newser) - Miami's suburban mayors are doing little to help shake Florida's image as the corruption capital of America, reports the New York Times . Last week, Steve Bateman, the mayor of Homestead, was arrested for allegedly receiving payments from a health care chain looking to build a clinic in the... More »

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