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U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and the last World War II veteran remaining in the Senate, has died at age 89. His office said Lautenberg died shortly after 4 a.m. EDT on Monday at a New York hospital after...
Tags: Health Treatments, Gun Control, Cancer, Pneumonia, Fiscal Cliff
A week before Christmas in 2003, a retired Los Angeles schoolteacher stood before a phalanx of news cameras and 250 reporters in a South Carolina ballroom and declared, "I am Essie Mae Washington-Williams, and at last I am completely free." After more...
Opinion L.A.It was high drama on Capitol Hill –- and I don’t mean about the debt-ceiling debate, for which "low" is a more apt adjective. I mean the startling appearance in the House of Representatives of one of its honorable members,......
Jacket CopyFormer Vice President Dick Cheney tells it his way in the memoir "In My Time" to be released next week....
Top of the TicketDemocrats and Republicans select their candidates to challenge for the seat vacated by the Senate's oldest serving member, the late Robert Byrd....
Top of the TicketHarry Reid's greatest living American pick isn't living anymore. Other than that, he nailed it....
Harry Reid gambles that his online poker bill can slip through with Obama's controversial tax cut measureTop of the TicketNevada Democrat Reid intends to slip poker legalization into the much-coveted tax cut measure....
L.A. LandRetired fashion designer Geary Roark, whose dresses and suits have been worn on such TV shows as ???Dallas,??? ???Knots Landing,??? ???Cheers??? and ???Hollywood Insider,??? has listed his Studio City home at $1,099,000. The Robert Byrd-designed storybook...
Top of the TicketSenior Democrat senator opposes reinforcements the White House is debating....
Top of the Ticket(UPDATE: 2:02 p. Pacific. A photo of a celebratory Sen. Byrd on the Senate floor minutes ago this afternoon has been added to this item above, courtesy of C-SPAN.) Ever since Jan. 3, 1953, Robert Carlyle Byrd has represented West......
Who received Obama's presidential calls after today's Senate healthcare vote (Hint: Not Mitch McConnell)Top of the TicketThe president called 14 people including the widow of Ted Kennedy. But he added one surprise call in there too....
Top of the TicketOr will it cause some heart attacks in thye world's most elite club of elderly suits?...
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