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  • Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate

    Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate
    WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat...
  • Nelson would dock congressional pay by same amount as furloughed federal workers

     
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says he and U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.,   are filing legislation to dock congressional paychecks by the same percentage as any federal worker furloughed as a result of sequestration. “No one should get paid...
  • Bobby Jindal, Deval Patrick on ‘Meet the Press’; Jan Brewer on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...
  • Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
  • Nope, girls shouldn’t have to ‘act like ladies’

     
    Every now and then, I catch myself telling my daughter to do something “like a lady.” “Sit like a lady,” I say, when she's so engrossed in play that she doesn't recognize that her clothes are in disarray. “Act like a lady,&#...
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012

     
    I am now tallying these results and will present an aggregated prediction Monday afternoon, listen to "Mondays With Johnny" at 12:30 on WGN-AM 720 and I may try to slip them in. The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday’s......
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012 results

     
    The winner of this year’s coveted yet imaginary Crystal Blog trophy for most accurate election forecast is local gay activist, physician and author Carlos T. Mock, who correctly named the winner in all six races in the contest and correctly......
  • Fiscal cliff, Timothy Geithner take center stage Sunday

     
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses the fiscal cliff on all five major Sunday morning programs. He is scheduled to visit NBC's “Meet the Press,” CNN's “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” CBS' “...
  • Orange County judge’s rape remarks mirror Todd Akin's

     
    In saying that a rape victim's sexual assault was only "technical" because the female body "shuts down" when attacked, an Orange County judge admonished by a state agency expressed a scientifically discredited viewpoint that recently sank the campaign...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC

     Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 11 - 17, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove Bob and Peggy (Bruce...
  • Rodeo clown with Obama mask has big defender: Rush Limbaugh

    Rodeo clown with Obama mask has big defender: Rush Limbaugh
    Anybody with half a brain should have known it was wrong to put an Obama mask on the face of a rodeo clown Saturday at the Missouri State Fair. It was wrong for the announcer, a local school superintendent, to rile up the crowd by saying, “We&...