| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
As the Academy Awards approach, the various guild awards and critics groups' honors often provide insight into prevailing Oscar sentiments. In this year's race for Oscar gold, however, momentum has repeatedly swung back and forth among what might be...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari responded to reports that he had a spotty voting record, acknowledging that he has not gone to the polls in every election. He pointed to his decision to leave a lucrative investment banking career to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:53 PM
In the same year that Linda Ronstadt told the world she could no longer sing a note because of Parkinson's disease, she has been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possibility that she recently told the Los Angeles Times she’d never "given...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:42 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday delayed a decision on how to fill the seat of former member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died earlier this month.
Three members wanted to postpone the discussion until after LaMotte's funeral, while...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Admittedly, I don’t get a lot of my news from Fox News. But when I saw this headline Wednesday, “Non-citizens caught voting in 2012 presidential election in key swing state,” well, let’s just say they had me at “non-...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It’s a red-letter day about a blue dress, the day the House of Representatives voted 15 years ago to impeach President Bill Clinton.
“Impeach” means only to charge with or accuse of — in Clinton’s case, perjury and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:57 PM
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer.
The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:54 PM
State Sen. Roderick D. Wright (D-Inglewood) took the stand Thursday afternoon in his perjury and voter fraud trial.
Wright's attorney, Winston Kevin McKesson, asked the veteran legislator about how long he has lived in the area and the various political...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:22 PM
The woman state Sen. Roderick D. Wright considers his stepmother on Friday testified in his perjury and voter fraud trial that she never saw him spend a night or cook a meal in the Inglewood home he claimed as his residence while he was running for office...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A Pennsylvania judge struck down the key portion of the state’s strict voter identification law, saying it unreasonably hinders people from exercising what is a fundamental right.
In a 103-page ruling, Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:04 PM
WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania judge struck down key parts of the state's tough voter identification law Friday, saying that it created an ordeal for hundreds of thousands of people who wish to vote but lack a driver's license or U.S. passport.