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  • Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests

    Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests
    HOUSTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and a former Texas governor are part of an international coalition trying to halt Texas' execution of a Mexican citizen this week. Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, is to be put to death Wednesday for fatally...
  • It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election

    It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election
    SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases. Councilman...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Vest, Sam Barshop, Colin Wilson, Fred F. Scherer

    PASSINGS: Charles Vest, Sam Barshop, Colin Wilson, Fred F. Scherer
    Charles Vest President of MIT oversaw expansion Charles Vest, 72, who as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology oversaw a vast expansion of the institution and inaugurated an unprecedented program of free online education, died...
  • Polls show home-state favorites among would-be 2016 candidates

    Polls show home-state favorites among would-be 2016 candidates
    The 2016 presidential field is a long way from sorting out. In fact, as of now there is no officially declared field, just a small platoon of wannabes and talked-about possibilities. As this story notes, the prospects include an unusually large number...
  • Harold Simmons dies at 82; Dallas billionaire and GOP donor

    Harold Simmons dies at 82; Dallas billionaire and GOP donor
    Dallas billionaire and heavyweight GOP political donor Harold Simmons, who gave tens of millions of dollars to Republican candidates, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney, has died. He was 82. Simmons, born to...
  • Cross-state presidential rivalries building for 2016

    Cross-state presidential rivalries building for 2016
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Rep. Paul D. Ryan are friends and political allies, one helping the other in 2012 when Walker faced a recall attempt and Ryan ran for vice president on the Republican ticket. But when it comes to winning the White House,...
  • Pennsylvania isn't serious about expanding Medicaid. How do we know?

    Pennsylvania isn't serious about expanding Medicaid. How do we know?
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has lately been getting credit in the political press for being one of those Republican governors coming around on the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Advocates for the underprivileged can't understand...
  • White House tries to reassure Democratic lawmakers about Obamacare

    White House tries to reassure Democratic lawmakers about Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — Sixteen Senate Democrats met with President Obama on Wednesday to urge that he right his foundering healthcare website, warning of a "crisis of confidence" if he doesn't act quickly. The president's team acknowledged struggling with...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
  • Dreaming of the White House

    Dreaming of the White House
    Is it too early to think about who's running for president in 2016, three years from now? Not in Washington, a city with more campaign consultants than dry cleaners. After all, we're talking about a business that raised and spent more than $2 billion,...
  • Payback sweet for Republicans as Obama and Obamacare stumble

    Payback sweet for Republicans as Obama and Obamacare stumble
    For Republicans who found themselves on the losing end in November — and particularly the Republican who lost to President Obama — the events of the last few weeks have been sweet comeuppance. First the website portal for Obamacare, the...