Bill Haas is the candidate who won't go away. But all those political defeats in races for mayor and state representative haven't dulled his political insight or his wit. In the race for the 1st Congressional District, Haas says, if he had money for television spots -- which he doesn't -- one of his ads would show William "Lacy" Clay Jr. in a cowboy hat with the line "Lacy Clay: All hat and no cattle." His other ad would be a takeoff on U.S. Sen. Lloyd Bentsen's shot during his vice-presidential debate with then-Sen. Dan Quayle. It would go something like this: "I know Lacy Clay. Lacy Clay is a friend of mine. And Lacy Clay... More >>>
By Jennifer Silverberg
In the middle of the congressional campaign, candidate Eric Vickers has spent much of his time dealing with the aftermath of the police shootings at a Berkeley Jack in the Box.