Kurtis Lee

Writer

Kurtis Lee is a political reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Prior to joining the newspaper in August 2014, Lee worked for three years at the Denver Post and covered state and national politics. He’s also reported from the scenes of destructive wildfires and mass shootings and was a member of the Post staff that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting. He’s a Colorado native and a graduate of Temple University.

Recent Articles

  • Rain diverts plane as Obama family heads for a post-presidential vacation in Palm Springs

    Rain diverts plane as Obama family heads for a post-presidential vacation in Palm Springs

    At the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Barack Obama —  like many of his presidential peers — finds comfort. He’s birdied on manicured golf courses in Rancho Mirage and hosted leaders from China and Jordan. So it made sense that Palm Springs would be Obama’s destination for his first vacation...

  • Rain and wind have delayed Obama's vacation

    Rain and wind have delayed Obama's vacation

    Updates on the inauguration of President Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 6:05 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington dispel thoughts...

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