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  • Council candidate Martinez reveals abuse as child to counter campaign ad

    Los Angeles City Council candidate and former school board member Nury Martinez on Monday said a man repeatedly sexually abused her as a child, a claim she's making public now to counter attack ads being circulated by her opponent in a July 23 special...
  • Facing talk of Trayvon Martin and race, Obama walks a fine line

    Facing talk of Trayvon Martin and race, Obama walks a fine line
    The case of Trayvon Martin presents a minefield to a president who has long moved carefully on racial matters, underscoring the unique hazard — and opportunity — President Obama faces whenever the discussion of skin color moves front and...
  • Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board

    Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works. James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
  • Obama campaign leaders sign up for pro-Clinton PAC

    Obama campaign leaders sign up for pro-Clinton PAC
    WASHINGTON--Two architects of President Obama’s grass-roots campaign organization are joining forces with the "super PAC" devoted to drafting Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president, a significant practical and symbolic boost for her campaign-...
  • New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at age 89

    New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at age 89
    U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and the last World War II veteran remaining in the Senate, has died at age 89. His office said Lautenberg died shortly after 4 a.m. EDT on Monday at a New York hospital after...
  • McManus: 'Tea party' tempest brewing

    McManus: 'Tea party' tempest brewing
    The "tea party" is back and is brewing trouble for the Republican establishment. After the GOP debacle in the 2012 election, when Republicans not only failed to win the presidency but blew a chance to take over the Senate, party leaders paused to...
  • Review: 'Brooklyn DA,' the 'reality' and the real

    Review: 'Brooklyn DA,' the 'reality' and the real
    "Brooklyn DA," which premieres Tuesday on CBS for a six-week run, has been the subject of some controversy in the city (and borough) where it's set. Abe George, who is running to unseat current Kings County Dist. Atty. Charles Hynes, went to court to...
  • Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum

    Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum
    Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley was hospitalized Thursday, missing a candidates' forum he was to attend as part of his runoff campaign to become mayor again. A family friend told The Times that Bradley suffered a heart attack and had undergone...
  • Wendy Greuel concedes L.A. mayor's race to Eric Garcetti

    Wendy Greuel concedes L.A. mayor's race to Eric Garcetti
    Wendy Greuel officially conceded the Los Angeles mayor's race to Eric Garcetti on Wednesday after final results showed Garcetti with a 54% to 46% advantage in a low-turnout election. "I may not have been able to break the glass ceiling, but we sure made...
  • L.A. mayor's race: It's Eric Garcetti by wide margin

    L.A. mayor's race: It's Eric Garcetti by wide margin
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Three-term City Councilman Eric Garcetti's relentless campaigning paid off early Wednesday as he decisively won a hard-fought race to become Los Angeles' next mayor, scoring well with...
  • Mayor's race: Garcetti's lead over Greuel widens to 8 points

    Mayor's race: Garcetti's lead over Greuel widens to 8 points
    With more than half of precincts reporting, City Councilman Eric Garcetti's lead over mayoral opponent Wendy Greuel widened to 8 points in the early hours of Wednesday morning. As of 1 a.m. PDT Wednesday, Garcetti led Greuel 54% to 46% in the race to...