The San Diego City Council will consider holding a special election in November to replace Mayor Bob Filner, who has announced his resignation as part of a settlement with the city over a sexual ... more 
The San Diego City Council will consider holding a special election in November to replace Mayor Bob Filner, who has announced his resignation as part of a settlement with the city over a sexual harassment lawsuit. President Barack Obama will likely have to contend with Democratic defections and bring some Republicans on board to support Lawrence Summers if he chooses the controversial pick over Janet Yellin for the Fed Chair. Many lawmakers were unhappy with the unprecedented measures the Fed took to prop up the financial system during the 2007-2009 credit crisis. That sentiment could work against either candidate. French President Francois Hollande said that his country is prepared to take action against those responsible for gassing people in Syria. less 
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Tue, Aug 27, 2013 4:34 PM EDT