| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- After a deluge of television ads, robocalls and mailers fueled by more than $12 million in campaign spending, only one thing is certain about today’s special congressional election in Florida: The results will be over-interpreted....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — The two major political parties look at off-cycle congressional elections the way great powers eye wars in small lands — as a chance to test weapons and tactics they'll soon deploy elsewhere.
That's why many of the ads...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:17 AM
SACRAMENTO — The field is set for a special election to fill a vacancy in the 23rd Senate District seat, with two Republicans, two Democrats and a Libertarian looking to replace Bill Emmerson, who resigned last year.
Assemblyman Mike Morrell (R-...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:11 PM
WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car.
The devices, which track every mile a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
By editing out one key word from an interview, hotshot producer Jerry Dantana (Hamish Linklater) damages ACN’s journalistic credibility -- and exposes the cable network to staggering legal expenses -- on “One Step Too Many,” Episode 16...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:47 PM
As the dispute between CBS and Time Warner Cable drags on, frustrated viewers are pushing for more extreme responses by government. Last week, three of Time Warner's customers in Southern California sued the company, arguing that it had committed fraud by...
| Nov 24, 2013
Re "Ban on in-flight calls may be lifted," Business, Nov. 22
Not only do I have to hear wailing babies, but now I may have to hear inane conversations from my seatmates as I am held prisoner in an airplane.
Really? I don't think flight attendants have...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:47 PM
WASHINGTON — On the website for Jim Fulner's U.S. Senate campaign, 34 letters and numbers appear in a string above the "Donate Now!" button.
They are the code for his campaign's bitcoin wallet, where holders of the so-called digital currency can...
| Oct 23, 2012
Russell Means, who gained international notoriety as one of the leaders of the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973 and continued to be an outspoken champion of American Indian rights after launching a career as an actor in...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Ron Paul says he won't. Gary Johnson says he might. And Jon Huntsman just won't say.
The Republican race for president seems -- for the moment -- to be increasingly a contest between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. And with fewer than five weeks until the...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 10:54 AM
Gary Johnson ended his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, announcing instead that he'll continue his quest for the White House under the Libertarian Party banner.
"I don't view this as leaving the Republican Party as much...