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  • Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan offer conservatives a 2016 contrast at CPAC

    Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan offer conservatives a 2016 contrast at CPAC
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--The potential choice facing voters in the next Republican presidential race was on full display Thursday at the kickoff of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, where Ted Cruz and Paul Ryan offered conservative...
  • Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at conservative gathering

    Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at conservative gathering
    OXON HILL, Md.--For the second year in a row, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential straw poll at the annual gathering of conservatives known as CPAC -- this year leading his closest rival by 20 points. The results were announced Saturday...
  • Conservative gathering welcomes Chris Christie

    Conservative gathering welcomes Chris Christie
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Gov. Chris Christie arrived at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday at one of the most difficult moments of his political career: The investigations into his administration's mammoth traffic jam continue,...
  • Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California

     Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California
    Monday is opening day, of sorts, in the 2014 election season. In the races for governor and seven other statewide offices, for Congress and the Legislature, and for four key Los Angeles County offices, everything up until now has been a kind of...
  • Post-recession quietude unites Californians, bolsters Gov. Brown

     Post-recession quietude unites Californians, bolsters Gov. Brown
    SALINAS, Calif. — Tony Salameh and Danielle Clark weathered the Great Recession from two worlds just a few miles apart. Salameh, 62, owns several restaurants in Carmel, the wealthy hamlet perched like a small jewel overlooking the sea. After a...
  • Bristol Palin's sexist, hypocritical, very bad Wendy Davis rant

    Bristol Palin's sexist, hypocritical, very bad Wendy Davis rant
    Wendy Davis, the long shot Democratic candidate for Texas governor, deserves all the scrutiny she is getting for blurring some facts in her compelling life story. When she got divorced, how long she lived as a single mother in a trailer, whether she was...
  • With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition

    With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition
    In the midst of a busy 2012 election cycle, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's offhand remark to a local television station about what constituted "legitimate rape" might have slipped under the radar. But Akin was a prime target for an opposition...
  • Maria Shriver urges Gov. Jerry Brown to speak out on poverty

    Maria Shriver urges Gov. Jerry Brown to speak out on poverty
    SACRAMENTO — Former First Lady Maria Shriver returned to the state capital for her first public appearance in more than three years to urge lawmakers to take action to help women and children living in poverty. Shriver spoke to a packed auditorium...
  • After snowstorm paralyzes Atlanta, drivers return to abandoned cars

    After snowstorm paralyzes Atlanta, drivers return to abandoned cars
    ATLANTA — As Georgia nursed a hangover from a freak winter storm, Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for poor preparation that led to massive gridlock in and around Atlanta, forcing drivers to sleep in their cars overnight or abandon...
  • Atlanta paralyzed by less than 3 inches of snow

    Atlanta paralyzed by less than 3 inches of snow
    ATLANTA — Light snow was falling when Samantha Avers left Duluth, a northeast Atlanta suburb, on Tuesday afternoon. She figured she would be home quickly, for it was only a 30- to 45-minute drive. Twenty-two hours later, Avers, an account...
  • 'Alone Yet Not Alone': Who's right in the Oscar song scandal?

    'Alone Yet Not Alone': Who's right in the Oscar song scandal?
    One thing is clear about the revocation of a film's Oscar nomination: It almost never happens. The nullification Tuesday night of an original song nomination for the composer and lyricist of "Alone Yet Not Alone" — an arrangement sung by a...