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  • 10 mayors, other Mexico officials detained

    Mexican security forces swept into President Felipe Calderon's home state of Michoacan on Tuesday and arrested a total of 27 mayors and other government officials, the largest operation to target politicians in Mexico's bloody drug war. The officials,...
  • Financial crisis fails to get its just due with TV talking heads

    It's hard to know where to start in dissecting the inane debate on the economic crisis that has dominated the presidential race in recent days. Commentators, particularly of the cable television variety, have probed Sarah Palin's (suspect) chops for...
  • Richardson trying to change lowly poll numbers into lofty dreams

    Richardson trying to change lowly poll numbers into lofty dreams
    CONCORD, N.H. — Pauline Chabot raced down the steamy hallway, struggling to catch up with the presidential candidate. He had just brought a crowd of Democrats to its feet, cheering, and all she wanted was to shake his hand, wish him well, this man...
  • Edwards puts on a brave campaign face

    CLEVELAND — John Edwards, the second-try presidential candidate with the third-place campaign, walked on to Mariah Crenshaw's lawn this week, surrounded by a mini-circus of reporters and cameras. The mannequin-perfect looks of 2004 were still...
  • Clinton searches for the best message against Obama

    With her White House prospects in jeopardy, Hillary Rodham Clinton has shifted from one tactic to another in trying to overtake rival Barack Obama. She tried TV ads saying he ducked debates. She accused him of plagiarism. She disparaged his huge crowds....
  • Clinton toeing the line of campaign negativity

    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton doesn't tell Iowa voters that in his younger days, her chief rival for the Democratic nomination behaved badly. She never lays out incidents from Sen. Barack Obama's past that could be exploited in a general election contest;...
  • L.A. labor leader used charity's employees for politics, workers say

    A Los Angeles labor leader now the target of a corruption probe routinely ordered employees of a charity he headed to work on campaigns for political candidates -- a practice barred by law -- according to people who said they participated in such...
  • John McCain is at arm's length, no longer off the cuff

    John McCain is at arm's length, no longer off the cuff
    A couple thousand people saw John McCain at a rally here last week. But the national media was not among them. Reporters were stuck behind some bleachers -- with no view of the stage. It might have been illuminating to hear the exchanges afterward, as...
  • Democrats brace for a long battle

    With no end in sight, Democrats braced Wednesday for a prolonged and nasty fight for their party's presidential nomination as Barack Obama assailed his reinvigorated rival over taxes and, in a turnabout, her experience in foreign affairs. Hillary...
  • Jerry Brown gets out of the gate

    Jerry Brown gets out of the gate
    Much of the country may still be suffering from electoral and inaugural exhaustion, but a substantial section of politically involved Hollywood has rediscovered the wisdom of the late, great Tip O'Neill --"All politics is local." Not surprisingly,...
  • McCain campaign accuses L.A. Times of 'suppressing' Obama video

    John McCain's presidential campaign Tuesday accused the Los Angeles Times of "intentionally suppressing" a videotape it obtained of a 2003 banquet where then-state Sen. Barack Obama spoke of his friendship with Rashid Khalidi, a leading Palestinian...