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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • After the primaries, will 'mama grizzly' Palin lose her bite?

     
    The folks at Fox Business wanted some insight into California politics and why GOP voters put Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina on their November ticket for governor and senator, respectively. So naturally, they turned to ... Sarah Palin. The San Francisco...
  • Sarah Palin rebuts NAACP charge of Tea Party racism

     
    Fresh back from vacation with her husband's Eskimo family, the Republican ex--governor says such false charges are divisive....
  • Social media wrap: Real big Deal -- Sexism charge roils Georgia's GOP governor race

     
    Karen Handle says her opponent Nathan Deal sent out a sexist campaign flier, a charge he denies. She's got Sarah Palin's nod, and he's backed by Newt Gingrich....
  • Hal Holbrook speaks out on the political and the personal

     
    A word of advice to journalists and political junkies of all stripes: When given the chance to interview Hal Holbrook, don't turn it down. You won't be disappointed. It's a weekday afternoon and the Oscar-nominated, Tony-winning actor is speaking by......
  • 'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few

    'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few
    When it comes to big money in politics, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons' influence has long been apparent in Texas, where he has plowed more than $1 million into Rick Perry's gubernatorial campaigns. Now Simmons has found a new outlet for his outsize...
  • Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters

    Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters
    WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, once considered the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has fallen to third place in a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll, and is running behind Fred Thompson, an actor and former senator who has...
  • Holy officeholders

    Besides inspiring a brilliant parody, Mitt Romney's something-for-almost-everyone speech last week about "Faith in America" offered a mini-lesson on an obscure provision of the U.S. Constitution. "There are some," Romney said, "who would have a...
  • Can you match.com your favorite candidate?

    What happens to the soul after death? Is it judged immediately, or does it wait until one big Last Judgment? Does its spiritual development continue? Is it endlessly reborn until it attains enlightenment? Is it extinguished forever? Did it exist in the...
  • The MTA's sales-tax boondoggle

    Led by L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who penned an article recently in The Times, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing a raid on transit riders and taxpayers to fund a network of rail projects and highway...
  • Griffin Bell dies at 90; former attorney general and federal judge was at center of racial disputes

    Griffin Bell dies at 90; former attorney general and federal judge was at center of racial disputes
    Griffin B. Bell, a Southern judge who earned both enmity and praise during the civil rights era -- and later served as a reform-minded attorney general under President Carter -- died Monday morning at an Atlanta hospital. He was 90. Bell died of...
  • PASSINGS

    Virginia Carroll Character actress and leading lady Virginia Carroll, 95, a movie character actress and B-western leading lady who appeared opposite cowboy stars such as Don "Red" Barry and Tex Ritter, died of natural causes July 23 in a Santa Barbara...