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  • Government shutdown: Potential 2016 candidates seek distance

    Government shutdown: Potential 2016 candidates seek distance
    For Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016, one imperative may be rising fast: not to be Bob Dole.  The former Kansas senator was the party’s nominee for president in 1996, in the campaign that followed the last big government...
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  • Is the debt ceiling finally dead as a weapon?

    Is the debt ceiling finally dead as a weapon?
    The question may seem premature, since the threat of a debt-ceiling breach and a government default still darkens America's skies, like a thunderhead.  Yet Tuesday's utter collapse of the House Republican caucus surely demonstrates the severe...
  • Obamacare's next hurdle

    One of these weeks, now that the Obama administration has recruited a SWAT team of computer whizzes, Healthcare.gov will recover from its shambolic debut and turn into, well, just another website. After all, it's only a website, and websites can be fixed....
  • Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP

    Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP
    Who doesn't admire former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole? Wounded World War II veteran, part-time comedian (Mr. Dole once described a meeting of former presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon as "see no evil, hear no evil -- and evil"), former...
  • Yes, Bob Dole, Reagan would still be a Republican

    "Could people like Bob Dole, even Ronald Reagan -- could you make it in today's Republican Party?" Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" asked former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole. "I doubt it," Mr. Dole replied. "Reagan...
  • Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary

    Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary
    Larry Speakes, who strained to mediate between a hungry press corps and a media-distrustful White House during six years as President Reagan's press secretary, has died. He was 74. Speakes died in his sleep Friday at his home in Cleveland, Miss. He...
  • Chris Christie as 'The Elephant': Cruelty as a political issue

    Chris Christie as 'The Elephant': Cruelty as a political issue
    As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was declared the victor in his reelection campaign — a few seconds after the polls closed Tuesday night, so expansive was his win — the countdown immediately began. Fat jokes in 3 … 2 … 1. By...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
  • New mayor known for strong stands

    New mayor known for strong stands
    In Matthew Harper's nearly three years on the Huntington Beach City Council, he has built a reputation as conservative, pro-business and unfraid to put in his 2 cents. He always comes to the meetings prepared, whether he intends to speak for or...
  • With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial

    With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial
    The U.S. National World War II Memorial opened on the Mall in Washington in 2004 — too late for most of the war's veterans. At the time of the memorial's dedication, it was estimated that only a quarter of the 16 million Americans who served in...