| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Congressional Democrats began running television ads against two of the California Republicans they hope to unseat in November. Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado and Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) also have taken their battle to TV....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Americans may not know Mitt Romney yet, but they do know a little more about two impressive people he has chosen to team up with at pivotal moments in his life – Ann Romney and Paul Ryan. One has been his life partner, the other will be his...
| Aug 28, 2012
Huzzah, America, our centuries-old struggle with racism and bigotry may be coming to an end.
This news was confirmed by none other than Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology and the author of 18 books on race, racism, racial history, black culture...
| Aug 26, 2012
ARCADE, N.Y. — Kathy Hochul is a young, first-term Democratic congresswoman fighting for her political life in a solidly Republican district outside Buffalo, N.Y. Unlike most of that liberal state, this is Romney country; a poll last week showed the...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
After watching the verbal contortions Mitt Romney has put himself through in the last week when speaking about Paul Ryan’s budget plan, it has become impossible to take seriously anything he has to say.
The soon-to-be presidential nominee of the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Everybody seems happy with Mitt Romney’s choice of Wisconsin congressman Paul D. Ryan as his running mate. Republicans are joyful because it is a bold move that will electrify the tea party troops of the party’s base. Democrats are gleeful...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Several Los Angeles area patients with pre-existing medical conditions expressed relief Thursday as news spread about the Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama's healthcare plan. The law guarantees coverage for patients with conditions that...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The linchpin of the health care reforms championed by President Barack Obama is the requirement that most Americans buy health insurance -- a rule that could be overturned by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court ruling, expected Thursday, will decide...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:23 PM
In a move that could significantly expand insurance coverage of weight-loss treatments, a federal health advisory panel on Monday recommended that all obese adults receive intensive counseling in an effort to rein in a growing health crisis in America....
| Jun 24, 2012
Here's an issue that hasn't been debated much in the presidential campaign but ought to be: How much should we spend on defense?
President Obama has proposed keeping the Pentagon budget essentially flat for the next 10 years. Mitt Romney, by contrast,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A Los Angeles city councilman is calling on the developer of a proposed downtown NFL football stadium to be more specific on how it would reduce traffic congestion and the project's effects on nearby neighborhoods. In a letter to Anschutz......