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  • Edward Koch dies at 88; outspoken mayor led New York City comeback

    In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
  • Rep. Trey Radel proves that booze is still the best gateway drug

    Rep. Trey Radel proves that booze is still the best gateway drug
    Just when I was starting to think that Toronto had the market covered on drunken, cocaine-binging politicians, along comes Rep. Trey Radel. The Florida tea party Republican and self-styled "hip-hop conservative" — really, that’s how he...
  • Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election

    Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election
    NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
  • Before 'Carlos Danger' behavior, Weiner had support in Broward

    Before 'Carlos Danger' behavior, Weiner had support in Broward
    Before Anthony Weiner’s self- immolation, he enjoyed some support in South Florida. He’s the former New York congressman with a penchant for sending electronic pictures of his penis using the nom de plume Carlos Danger. He’s battling...
  • Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami

    Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami
    Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
  • Robert A. Dressler, former mayor, Fort Lauderdale; moderator, The Fort Lauderdale Forum

    Robert A. Dressler, former mayor, Fort Lauderdale; moderator, The Fort Lauderdale Forum
    Last week: Once again, the news was dominated by Syria, but Russian President Putin's proposal to involve the United Nations has offered a peaceful alternative to a U.S. military attack. Meanwhile, the Syria issue has backlogged all the vital domestic...
  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Carrie Diaries After spending the...
  • Weiner, Filner: Therapy and the art of political cleansing

    Talking about your shrink isn't just for Woody Allen characters anymore. Once the kiss of death for a political career, announcing that you're in or about to enter therapy has actually become go-to damage-control strategy for public servants. There's...
  • 'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform

    'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform
    With public disapproval of the House of Representatives hovering somewhere around 77%, John Oliver joked on Wednesday's “Daily Show” that "Congress" is about to become “the English language’s most offensive C-word.” And the...
  • Bob Filner's sexual-harassment training excuse doesn't add up

    Bob Filner's sexual-harassment training excuse doesn't add up
    SAN DIEGO – The City Council and Mayor Headlock are wrestling over who should pay to defend the mayor’s bad behavior in court. It’s crystal clear that the city’s failure to provide the mayor with compulsory sexual harassment...