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OVER THE WEEKEND, at almost the same time that the world was informed that Google was vying to pay $1.65 billion for YouTube, a 2-year-old video-sharing website, famed Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was gunned down in Moscow. Politkovskaya...
covers politics for The Times.LAST MONTH, as Congress rushed to quit for the year, members of the Senate faced a dilemma. A must-pass bill to fund the Iraq war was steaming toward final passage. Attached to it was an amendment to permit oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife...
HART SEELY is the creator of "Pieces of Intelligence: The Existential Poetry of Donald H. Rumsfeld."IT'S BEEN A dark week for satire. Within 48 hours, two of the world's great punch-line generators — Kevin Federline, alias "Mr. Britney Spears," and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld — abruptly punched out. Not since Oct. 10, 1973 —...
Tags: Iraq, Bono, Dick Cheney, Priscilla Presley, Defense
Times Staff WritersWASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday began planning their return to power as the chamber's majority, capping their party's strong showing in the 2006 election by claiming victories in closely contested races in Montana and Virginia. The wins,...
NATIONAL REVIEW Editor Rich Lowry recently noted an explosion of "precriminations" among Republicans looking to assign blame for GOP losses in advance of election day. Blogger Glenn Reynolds offered a "pre-mortem" along similar lines. And the media have...
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From Times Staff ReportsCoy Bacon, a standout defensive lineman for the then-Los Angeles Rams as well as for the Chargers, Bengals and Redskins, and who was named to three Pro Bowls during his 14-year career, died Monday at his home in Ironton, Ohio, according to the...
For some addicts, the end of the 2008 presidential campaign came as a welcome relief. Rommel Quimson, an occupational therapist in Manhattan who devoured the latest political developments on CNN every night, is back to watching "nonsensical shows like...
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON — The 2006 campaign, one of the nastiest battles and the most expensive ever for control of Congress, came to an end Monday amid indications that months of debate over Iraq, political corruption and the Republican dominance of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFOR A TIME, Hollywood was enamored with former NATO commander and Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark. He was feted at packed Beverly Hills parties every time he breezed through town. But these days, there's a new military man on the radar: Jim...
Tags: Iraq, Ellen DeGeneres, Rob Reiner, Armed Forces, Defense
For the white male power structure that sabotaged the Susan B. Anthony dollar, kept Chief Jay Strongbow out of the highest echelons of professional wrestling and posited a "White Christmas" as the last word in holiday cheer, it must have seemed like a...
Latimes.com ColumnistEven though Kurt Warner threw five touchdown passes for St. Louis--five more than Jeff Garcia threw for San Francisco--the NFL's hottest pair of new quarterbacks seemed reasonably similar in football ability Sunday as the Rams outscored the 49ers in St....
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