| Jan 16, 2008
Appealing to voters anxious about an unraveling economy, Mitt Romney scored a decisive victory in the Michigan primary Tuesday, setting up a free-for-all among the leading Republican presidential candidates in this weekend's pivotal party contest in South...
| Jan 9, 2008
John McCain's comeback victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday puts the Arizona senator back in contention in a Republican presidential race that still doesn't have a clear front-runner, but he faces a series of challenges.
McCain split registered...
| Jan 16, 2008
| 10:53 AM
One day after winning a convincing victory in Michigan, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney pledged to give Sen. John McCain of Arizona "a run for his money" in seeking the GOP presidential nomination.
"I'm not making predictions about what's going...
| Jan 15, 2008
| 7:28 PM
Southfield, Mich. -- Mitt Romney won his native state's presidential primary today, earning his first major victory in the Republican race, in which candidates seemingly win and then lose the leadership spot each week.
Romney, the son of a former...
| Jan 23, 2008
The political wing of Planned Parenthood on Tuesday announced an unprecedented voter-mobilization effort targeting the young, often low-income women who rely on the group's clinics for gynecological exams, birth control and abortion.
| Jan 5, 2008
Gray-haired veterans in narrow VFW caps dotted the crowds, pledging their undying allegiance. Independent voters quibbled and complained about concerns on some policy details, then said they would sign on, all the same. Reporters fought for the few...
| Aug 9, 2009
for America 2008
The Story of
an Extraordinary Election
Dan Balz and
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For the record, Hillary Clinton's chief strategist for the 2008 Democratic primaries, Mark Penn, remarked in a March 2007 memo...
| Feb 13, 2009
Linebacker for Redskins in '80s
Mel Kaufman, 50, a Los Angeles native who played in three Super Bowls as a linebacker for the Washington Redskins, died Feb. 7 at his home in Santa Margarita.
An autopsy determined he died of natural causes,...
| Nov 20, 2007
When Rudolph W. Giuliani was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2000, one thing he did not have to worry about was a lack of medical insurance.
Today, the former New York mayor joins two other cancer survivors in seeking the Republican...
| Jan 24, 2008
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton maintains a solid lead in her party's presidential race among Democratic voters nationwide, despite a surge in support since late last year for Sen. Barack Obama, a Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll has found.
| Sep 7, 2007
Jan Mickelson wouldn't budge. His friendly chat with Mitt Romney had veered into a discussion of abortion and Mormonism, and the Republican presidential hopeful -- eyes wide, arms waving -- was clearly annoyed.
"Let me once again say I understand my...