| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:46 PM
While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere.
Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
| May 2, 2011
I just returned from a 10-day human rights delegation to Colombia sponsored by Witness for Peace. While we were in the midst of our intensive meetings in Valle del Cauca, Northern Cauca, and Bogota, we discovered that a high profile-American delegation...
| May 5, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Many Republicans think of themselves as followers of Milton Friedman and Ayn Rand. But at the South Carolina debate, they came face to face with someone who really is -- and they seemed bewildered.
That someone was former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson,...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Reporting from Washington -- President Obama won't send three pending free trade agreements to Congress for consideration until lawmakers agree to expand a federal assistance program for American workers affected by the trade deals, administration...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 5:49 PM
The response to last week's column asking our politicians to dare to lead and dare to lose was substantial, and mostly positive. The column closed by commenting that there is nothing wrong with our country that cannot be resolved by us once again becoming...
| Jan 30, 2011
Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues
Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Hopes for President Barack Obama's visit to Harlem are as high as the level of funds in his war chest, but this visit uptown is intended to show that donations toward the president's reelection don't all come from high rollers. Whether or not that...
| Apr 2, 2012
MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77.
De la Madrid died Sunday...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:23 PM
As Rick Santorum's poll numbers rise, so do the Mitt Romney attacks. This week the Romney campaign, directly and through surrogates, have attacked Rick Santorum as “big labor’s favorite senator.”
But that’s not how Pennsylvania...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:24 AM
The conservative Club for Growth, once run by Pat Toomey, listed Democrat Bob Casey at the very bottom of all U.S. Senators in promoting "pro-growth policies."
The club, through its political action committee, has worked to purge Capitol Hill of...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
More than 20 percent of my Baltimore factory's sales are exports, and we want more. We ship to 35 countries; however, that is not good enough. Developing new markets to sell our sheet metal fabrications, wire baskets, and wire forms to new markets will...