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  • Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job

    Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job
    With his nomination as the Republican candidate for president all but wrapped up, Mitt Romney now faces the challenging task of selecting a running mate. What was once a fairly ho-hum matter (the running gag in the 1931 Gershwin musical lampooning...
  • Obama evolves, with a nudge from Biden

    Obama evolves, with a nudge from Biden
    Vice President Joe Biden was accused of committing another gaffe the other day when he declared on a Sunday television talk showthat he was "absolutely comfortable" with the idea of same-sex marriage. His crime supposedly was that he embarrassed his boss,...
  • Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan

    Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan
    With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
  • Magician Michael Cantor picks up the tools of the trade

    Magician Michael Cantor picks up the tools of the trade
    Magician Michael Cantor's studio is a cheerful, open space, on the top floor of a clean white building not far from Television Hill in Woodberry. It's not some sorcerer's cave or spooky, spider-webbed warehouse, but a bright, airy workman's office,...
  • Rick Perry makes fun of himself on Letterman's Top Ten list

    After his infamous "brain freeze" that drew laughter and ridicule from his detractors, Texas Gov. Rick Perry poked fun at himself Thursday night while delivering the "Top Ten" list on CBS' The Late Show with David Letterman. Perry sauntered on stage...
  • Florida Primary: Newt sued for using Eye of the Tiger

    Florida Primary: Newt sued for using Eye of the Tiger
    After Tuesday, Floridians won't have to put up with Republican politics until August when the GOP rolls into Tampa for its convention. But in the meantime, Florida voters are making their marks at the polls, and the smart money says the real race is...
  • Huckabee, Obama face new hurdles in New Hampshire

    It was political magic versus machine in Iowa on Thursday, and the magic won, as rookies in both parties scored upset victories over more seasoned candidates by attracting legions of new voters with bold calls for change. But starting in New Hampshire on...
  • Walter H. Shorenstein dies at 95; Democratic Party fundraiser and San Francisco real estate mogul

    Walter H. Shorenstein dies at 95; Democratic Party fundraiser and San Francisco real estate mogul
    Walter H. Shorenstein, known as a titan of downtown San Francisco real estate development and a highly influential Democratic Party donor and fundraiser, has died. He was 95. Shorenstein, former chairman and chief executive of the Shorenstein Co., died...
  • Grass-roots organizing gives Obama an edge

    Beyond the final tally of votes and delegates, Super Tuesday turned out to be a historic moment: An African American candidate rooted in the racially charged urban politics of Chicago sweeping largely white heartland states from North Dakota and Minnesota...
  • Behind the choice of running mates

    Afinal nail has been driven into the coffin of one of the most venerable calculations in American politics by the selection of Delaware Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as running mates, respectively, of Barack Obama and John McCain. The...
  • In Campaign 2008, the story's the thing

    On the front page of Thursday's Los Angeles Times was a story about John McCain. It was not really a news article but a story that could have begun: "Once upon a time ... " We were told McCain's history, from his parents' romantic elopement to Tijuana...