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Money & CompanyTelevision isn't the only thing to blame for our reliance on slogans to make political campaign points -- the deceptive sound bite is at least as old as Alexander Hamilton. What's different today, especially in a state like California where......
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday recommended raising electric rates paid by L.A. homeowners and businesses, capping months of debate. The move would raise the rate paid by residents by 4.5% and the rate paid by businesses by roughly......
Gold Derby nuggets: Megan Mullally exits stage left | Chloe Sevigny: No love for 'Big Love' | Simon Cowell Int'l Emmy honoreeGold Derbyâ¢ Two-time Emmy champ Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace") is the talk of the rialto, but for all the wrong reasons. On Tuesday, she dropped out of the first Broadway staging of the Terrence McNally play "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" midway through rehearsals...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersTwo days before the New Hampshire primary that could make or break his White House candidacy, a combative Mitt Romney quarreled with rivals John McCain and Mike Huckabee over taxes, crime and job experience in a testy Republican debate that exposed...
Times Staff WritersSACRAMENTO — On a day of fierce recriminations, Republican allies and friends of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared shaken Wednesday by the collapse of his agenda in this week's special election, saying he needs to recapture the confidence of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersWith their presidential hopes and political legacy on the line, Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband battled across New Hampshire on Sunday, fighting to become the comeback couple of the 2008 race. Change was the word on their lips as they campaigned...
Tags: Wars and Interventions, Weather, White House, Polls, Death
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs an election approaches, campaigns often brace for a last-minute event that could alter the political landscape. But the surprise this time isn't a scandal or a calamity overseas. It's an abrupt shift in the debate away from the battlefields of the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersMore than any other question, Republican presidential candidates are asking voters to consider a single issue in the weeks before primary voting begins: Who detests illegal immigration the most? Rudolph W. Giuliani, who as mayor of New York supported...
Times Staff WritersSACRAMENTO — In his first six weeks as the Democratic candidate for governor, Phil Angelides has struggled to define a clear campaign message and been outspent and often outmaneuvered by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. This weekend, the state...
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may have clawed her way out of an abyss in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, but the shadows over her campaign are a reminder that the path she's forging is still in the deep woods. The major news...
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Elections, Politics, Government, Barack Obama
At any time other than in the midst of a heated electoral battle, it's hard to imagine that Nancy Pelosi would attract much controversy by opining that the Democratic Party's nominee for president should be the candidate who wins the most votes. The House...
Tags: Primaries, Thomas Jefferson, Al Gore, Arts and Culture, Voting
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersJarvis Jenkins and Kytu Ivory are two black voters with two very different ideas about the racial tensions that have flared between presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Jenkins, a transit system worker, was not offended by...
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