James Rainey


James Rainey writes about politics, government and the media for the Los Angeles Times. He has covered three presidential campaigns, innumerable local races and the War in Iraq. His “On the Media” columns on pay-to-play journalism won national awards, as did his profiles of Shoshone land claims and a school for emotionally disturbed teens. His stories have taken him to Baghdad, Washington, the top of the Sierra Nevadas and the Catalina Channel.

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