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  • Still short on details, Meg Whitman takes two stands that could hurt her

    Still short on details, Meg Whitman takes two stands that could hurt her
    Occasionally, like a trail of water finding a path through stone, honesty seeps into a political event. Proof came a few days ago at an Orange County gathering for Meg Whitman's campaign for governor. Mary Bono Mack, the Palm Springs congresswoman,...
  • Democrats hit the trail again, with friends

    The two leading Democratic presidential contenders revved up their campaigns Thursday, rallying supporters in upcoming battleground states and touting big-name endorsements. Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) won what was easily the day's top prize -- the...
  • Republicans waiting for the next Reagan

    National polls show former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani leading the pack of Republican presidential contenders. Statewide polls in Iowa and New Hampshire, the key early states in the nomination process, find former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney...
  • Brain scans, the new snake oil

    In an Op-Ed piece in the Dec. 5 L.A. Times, self-proclaimed "neuropsychiatrist and brain-imaging expert" Daniel G. Amen attempts to convince us that "three of the last four presidents have shown clear brain pathology." Starting with Ronald Reagan's...
  • Lobbying isn't the problem, corruption is

    Let's say you want to build a housing project that caters to the needs of formerly homeless people who are trying to deal with mental illness and drug abuse. First off, thank you — projects like yours may be the best way to combat chronic homelessness and...
  • How much outrage can a level playing field contain?

    Send us your thoughts at opinionla@latimes.com. When I speak to journalism classes, I like to say that there are two kinds of editorial writers: those who read the morning paper and exclaim: "Isn't that outrageous!" and those who read the paper and say:...
  • When do ministers cross the line?

    When do ministers cross the line?
    Today's question: At what point does a minister cross a line between merely sharing private views and involving a church in a political campaign, thereby inviting IRS scrutiny? Previously, Lynn and Stanley debated whether churches should receive tax...
  • Hillary and Arnold in the Obama administration

    Hillary and Arnold in the Obama administration
    Today's question: Is there a role for Hillary Clinton in the White House? How about Arnold Schwarzenegger? Previously, Lilly and Weigel weighed potential Cabinet picks and discussed Rahm Emanuel's selection as chief of staff. A step down for Clinton...
  • Is California better off with Arnold?

    Is California better off with Arnold?
    Today's question: Is California today better or worse off since Schwarzenegger became governor in 2003? Was Gray Davis' recall a mistake? Does the proposed recall of Schwarzenegger by the prison guards union have any merit or pose a threat to his...
  • Will Arnold be back?

    Will Arnold be back?
    What should we expect Schwarzenegger's legacy to be? Does he have a future in politics after he's out of office? Who, if anyone, might be his natural heirs? Previously, Bradley and Boyarsky discussed the governor's brand of "post-partisanship," his veto...
  • Literacy begins at home

    In "Bush’s reading program doesn’t pass," The Times editorial board said that the Reading First program didn't work the way it was intended. I doubt if anyone with experience in urban education is surprised at the announcement. We're...