| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:54 PM
How many years has it been since parents let their kids roam freely around the neighborhood in Southern California? Two decades? Three? How bizarre, then, to read Wednesday morning that Disneyland has just stopped allowing parents to ditch -- I......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:44 AM
It may be the end of an era, but does anyone really care whether “The Tonight Show” stays in Burbank? According to the Times’ Joe Flint, after Jay Leno retires sometime in the next couple of years, his planned successor,......
| Feb 25, 2013
Hello. I’m Times Political Writer Seema Mehta and here’s your L.A. City Election update.
The nation’s eyes were fixed this weekend on the Oscar race unfolding in Hollywood. But with just days to go before the citywide March 5 election,...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Maybe, in the end, we will thank Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinksi, head of the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention Unit, who was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery early Sunday after a woman reported he drunkenly approached her in a parking lot and...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
A "super PAC" that has spent more than $35 million on behalf of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has accepted donations from federal contractors despite a 36-year-old ban against such companies making federal political expenditures.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:30 AM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul D. Ryan has cultivated his "affable wonk" persona into an effective moneymaker, winning over CEOs and K Street lobbyists to build a fundraising machine that has boosted his standing on Capitol Hill and helped make him one of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:28 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — A little more than a year ago, Frank VanderSloot contributed $1million to a "super PAC" supporting Mitt Romney. Now, the Idaho-based health products executive is a sought-after donor at the Republican National Convention as he makes...
| Sep 21, 2012
WASHINGTON — President Obama pumped three times more money into media ads than Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month as both candidates dramatically stepped up their spending, racing through as much money as they brought in.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:28 PM
WASHINGTON -- In an election that increasingly is a battle for women's votes, the Obama campaign seized on a provocative claim about abortion and rape by a Republican Senate candidate in Indiana, arguing that it shows Mitt Romney does not support women'...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:57 PM
It’s up to the voters now.
After a bitter presidential campaign that lasted a seeming eternity, was financed from a bottomless well of partisan cash and remained tight until the very end, election day dawned across a country that may be divided...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:55 AM
NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made his vice presidential pick official Saturday morning, announcing via smartphone app that he had chosen Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.
In less than two hours, the two men will make a joint...