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  • Supreme Court hints it may limit president's recess-appointments power

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court hinted Monday it may move to limit a presidential power used since the days of George Washington to fill high-level vacancies during Senate recesses. A top Obama administration attorney ran into sharp skepticism from...
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • A political bridge too far

    A multiple choice question: Select the scandal(s) that affects the most people and has long-term implications for the country in a time of war, a country with a struggling economy that last month produced the weakest job growth in decades. (According to...
  • Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere

    Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere
    Gov. Chris Christie had the best day he's going to have for a long time on Jan. 9. He had two hours to give his side of the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge that gridlocked Fort Lee, N.J., for four days in September. With his usual bluster,...
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: 'Mistakes were clearly made'

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: 'Mistakes were clearly made'
    TRENTON, N.J. -- Admitting mistakes even as he laid out ambitious plans to improve schools and reform criminal justice, Gov. Chris Christie tried to restart his political agenda Tuesday in the middle of the swirling scandal over the George Washington...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' on Fox

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Tom Reed's for Members Only Searching...
  • Chris Christie, carrying Bridgegate baggage, arrives in Florida

    Chris Christie, carrying Bridgegate baggage, arrives in Florida
    A weekend in Florida for a likely/presumed/unofficial presidential candidate to meet with big-money donors and help other candidates raise cash is usually as routine as a trip to the supermarket. Not so for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's spending...
  • Advice to candidates: Don't underestimate New Jersey

    WASHINGTON -- It's called the Garden State and in earlier days was known for the many vegetable farms in its rural central and southern counties. But New Jersey's reputation beyond its borders more often casts it now as a rough-edged place where the...
  • Obama's data gurus - myths and reality

    Obama's data gurus - myths and reality
    How much of a boost did President  Obama’s 2012 campaign really get from its much-vaunted mastery of data analysis? A significant amount, but not as much as some people think, according to a new analysis by two leading political scientists. The...
  • Yes, I gave Rauner the 'gate.' And I'd do it again

     
    From Sunday's print column Was I serious the other day when I coined the term "Sweetnessgate" to describe the controversy and lingering questions about how Illinois GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner got his daughter into Walter Payton College Prep?...
  • Putting aside apologies, Chris Christie looks to second term

    Putting aside apologies, Chris Christie looks to second term
    TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have spent the better part of the last two weeks apologizing for "Bridgegate," but now, it seems, the apologies are over. In a 20-minute inaugural address in an auditorium at the War Memorial in...