L.A. Now
24 arrested after video of off-duty officer firing gun during dispute with teens sparks Anaheim protests

12 essential presidential campaign books

As the 2012 presidential campaign moves into its final weeks, it's being lifted by bear hugs and thrown off course by surprising misstatements. The shifts of fortune can make for compelling drama, even in the rearview mirror. Here are a dozen of the most notable books – brilliant, clear-eyed, anonymous, and even drugged out – about the presidential campaigns of recent history.
By Carolyn Kellogg
Copyright © 2017, Los Angeles Times