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  • Obama's 2nd-term blues?

    Obama's 2nd-term blues?
    Was President Barack Obama really joking at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association dinner? Or was he showing, as I suspect, early signs of the second-term blues? It's fashionable for critics — especially if they didn't get invited...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Obamacare and oversight

    Obamacare and oversight
    We don't know what kind of TV ratings the House Energy and Commerce Committee might have drummed up during its more than four hours on C-SPAN today, but we suspect they couldn't have been high. Surely, only a few minutes of testimony about the Obamacare...
  • Robert Shogan dies at 83; Times' Washington political correspondent

     Robert Shogan dies at 83; Times' Washington political correspondent
    Robert Shogan, a former Los Angeles Times national political correspondent who covered Washington for more than 30 years and wrote more than a dozen books on topics as diverse as the New Deal, violence in West Virginia's coal fields and the nature of...
  • Joe Biden: Vice president of the nation, but king of the eulogy

    Joe Biden: Vice president of the nation, but king of the eulogy
    WASHINGTON – Say what you will about Vice President Joe Biden – the man can deliver a eulogy. Just ask him. “I’ve spoken at more eulogies than I’d like to remember,” he said Wednesday at a service for Frank R....
  • C-SPAN in Annapolis filming segments on state capital's history, literature

    C-SPAN in Annapolis filming segments on state capital's history, literature
    Video crews from C-SPAN are filming in Annapolis this week, highlighting the history of the state capital for programs that will air on the cable channel in September. Mayor Josh Cohen said the public affairs network's focus on Annapolis is "a really...
  • Alabama Republican is Senate's top talker of 2013

    Alabama Republican is Senate's top talker of 2013
    WASHINGTON -- Even in the year of the filibuster, it turns out that slow and steady wins the race. Though some of his Republican colleagues made marathon stands on the Senate floor in 2013, it is Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) who has the distinction of...
  • Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016

    Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016
    The parent-and-child relationship is a fraught one, as anyone who has even been either a parent or child can attest. But those push-pull tensions are all the more acute when the parent is a former first lady and the mother of an ex-president and the son...
  • TV This Week Jan. 26 - Feb. 1: 'Hawking' on KOCE

    TV This Week Jan. 26 - Feb. 1: 'Hawking' on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Lorde, the New Zealand singer...
  • Justice Clarence Thomas' silence is 'disgraceful'? Not really.

    Justice Clarence Thomas' silence is 'disgraceful'? Not really.
    Jeffrey Toobin, one of the best commentators on the Supreme Court, is accusing Justice Clarence Thomas of “not doing his job” because, as is widely known, Thomas doesn’t ask questions at the court’s oral arguments. (The headline on...
  • A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse

     A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse
    Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way.... The most interesting dynamic so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans — and vice versa. Since 1940, with the arguable exception of Barry...