| May 2, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Three candidates in hot congressional races got an unusual range of endorsements this week. Actress and animal rights activist Betty White backed Rep. Howard Berman and Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona announced support for businessman Phil Liberatore....
| May 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Food FYI: Dinner with Obama at George Clooney's...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Six nations have agreed to offer a joint proposal to Iran next week in an effort to open a path for negotiations to curtail its nuclear program and to ease the threat of war....
| May 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
ov. Jerry Brown warned of more painful spending cuts after the state's projected budget deficit jumped to $16 billion, much larger than the $9.2 billion estimated in January....
| May 16, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Zero Dark Thirty and Code Name Geronimo, two movies about the targeted killing of Osama bin Laden, will likely both come out in the fall, one from Weinstein Company and one from Sony Pictures...
| May 21, 2012
Gloria Romero is a Democrat. She was elected to the California Assembly as a Democrat and later to the state Senate. She served as Democratic leader of the Senate, the first woman to do so. Ben Austin is a Democrat too. He worked in the White House...
| Dec 3, 2012
A new poll on the Los Angeles mayor's race confirms the conventional wisdom: Most voters have yet to make up their minds, but among those who have decided, City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel remain locked in a close match with a...
| Oct 17, 2012
When two presidential candidates battle roughly to a tie in a debate, is there a winner?
Did President Obama win on Tuesday simply because he was able to hold his own this time on the debate stage with Mitt Romney? Did Romney win because the momentum...
| Oct 16, 2012
Apparently, Paul Ryan and Joe Biden are both theocrats willing, nay eager, to use state power to impose their religious views on the rest of us.
In last week's vice presidential debate, moderator Martha Raddatz asked the two Roman Catholic politicians...
| Nov 4, 2012
After a year of campaign sound and fury, we're about to hold an election that will probably fail to usher in the one thing voters of all stripes would like to see: an end to the partisan gridlock in Congress.
Neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney...
| Jul 18, 2012
Here's an important fact you haven't heard much about in the presidential campaign: The armed forces of the United States are at war in at least four countries, and that number could increase any day.
About 87,000 Americans are still fighting in...