October 21, 2007 |
China's powerful Vice President Zeng Qinghong, 68, was left off the list for the Communist Party's 200-strong Central Committee today, state media reported, making him almost certain to retire. Zeng is ranked fifth in the party hierarchy. Also left off the new committee were Wu Guanzheng, 69, Luo Gan, 72, and Vice Premier Wu Yi, one of the few women in China's political elite, New China News Agency said. A new team of leaders is to be announced Monday.
May 31, 1988 |
The Rev. Jesse Jackson said today that he has "earned consideration" for the vice presidential spot on the Democratic ticket if Massachusetts Gov. Michael S. Dukakis wins the party nomination as expected. Jackson's comments marked the first time he has publicly entertained the prospect of running for vice president. Indeed, he is said to have privately chastised top campaign aides for discussing the idea with reporters.
August 18, 2000
Being vice president doesn't always impress voters. While nine vice presidents have succeeded presidents who died or resigned, only four incumbent vice presidents made it to the White House by running for election. Six others sought the Oval Office but lost. * Winners Served Under Became President John Adams George Washington 1797 Thomas Jefferson John Adams 1801 Martin Van Buren Andrew Jackson 1837 George Bush Ronald Reagan 1989 * Losers Served Under Lost Thomas R.
July 20, 2009 |
A top aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who had voiced a moderate stance toward Israel came under heavy pressure to resign Sunday as government-controlled news outlets issued conflicting reports about whether he had already left his post. Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the central city of Shiraz, chanting anti-government slogans as Iranians prepared for another wave of demonstrations.
January 23, 1992
Jeffery Frum has been appointed a vice president of Wells Fargo Bank, based in the Orange Coast Regional Commercial Banking office in Irvine. Frum, who joined the bank in 1983, was promoted to assistant vice president in 1985.
June 17, 1990
Yolanda Villegas, Mt. San Antonio College job placement director, has been elected vice president for the southern region of the California Community College Placement Assn.
June 21, 1994
Ted A. Fuhrer has been appointed corporate vice president of operations for Rockwell International Corp. in Seal Beach. He had been director of production operations at the company's Collins General Aviation division in Melbourne, Fla.
April 20, 1992
Denise Thorn has been promoted to vice president/operations systems administrator for Liberty National Bank in Huntington Beach. She joined the bank in 1983 as the operations officer.
March 9, 1994
Donald MacLennan has joined Silicon Systems, a Tustin semiconductor company, as vice president and general manager of the communication products division. He succeeds Rick Goerner, executive vice president of Silicon Systems, who had been the division's acting general manager. Before joining the company, MacLennan had been with Sierra Semiconductor Corp. since 1985, most recently as vice president and general manager of multimedia products.
July 27, 1989
John R. Oester has been named vice president for business and finance at Loyola Marymount University. Oester has worked since 1972 as an administrator at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., most recently as vice president for financial affairs. A graduate of Spring Hill, he also holds a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University. He is the 1988-89 chairman of the Conference of Finance Officers of the Assn. of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.