| Jan 1, 2013
Back in 2011, at the dawn of a long presidential campaign, I established a fine baseline for my credentials as a political prognosticator: I told readers that Mitt Romney's strongest challengers for the Republican nomination would be Texas Gov. Rick Perry...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The northbound 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass could fully reopen by Sunday at 5 a.m., a full 24 hours ahead of schedule, as crews finished repaving work quicker than anticipated....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The "super PAC" formed to support the L.A. mayoral bid of Republican candidate Kevin James brought in just $200,000 last year, according to disclosure forms filed with city officials on Thursday. But it ushered into the orbit of city politics one of the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:54 PM
The independent group supporting the longshot candidacy of mayoral contender Kevin James received an infusion of half a million dollars from top GOP donor Harold Simmons, a Dallas-based billionaire who contributed more than $20 million to the super PACs...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Americans just love feeling philanthropic. In any debate over cutting tax breaks in the income tax system, the deduction for charitable donations is always held sacred — even more than that other sacred cow, the mortgage deduction.
It's a rare...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Not long after Paul Feig created the beloved cult TV series "Freaks and Geeks" in 1999, studios began barraging him with coming-of-age sex comedy scripts, even though "Freaks," with its sweet, sympathetic portrait of the perils of adolescence, was...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:18 PM
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| May 14, 2013
| 5:28 PM
It's strange how "scandal" gets defined these days in Washington. At the moment, everyone is screaming about the "scandal" of the Internal Revenue Service scrutinizing conservative nonprofits before granting them tax-exempt status.
Here are the...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The revelation that conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status were singled out for special attention by Internal Revenue Service bureaucrats has given Republicans their best cudgel yet to beat on the Obama administration. But as the...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On Wednesday, President Obama fired the head of the Internal Revenue Service, the first sacrificial lamb brought down after the alleged “targeting” of conservative political groups by the IRS. Obama declared, “Americans are right to be...
| Sep 26, 2012
Here's a short list of Democrats who secretly hope Mitt Romney gets his presidential campaign turned around fast and gives President Obama a run for his money: Heidi Heitkamp, the Democratic Senate candidate in North Dakota; Jon Tester, the Democratic...