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  • 'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green
    Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...
  • No Child Left Behind accountability

    No Child Left Behind accountability
    The conundrum of school reform is that you can't expect more accountability without funding, but you also can't add significant new funding without demanding accountability. As the Obama administration gears up to reveal its proposals for revamping the No...
  • Letters to the editor

    Will 'card check' work? Re “The flaw in ‘card check,’ ” editorial, March 29 Your proposal for a secret ballot for employees would be fine in an ideal world. In the real world, however, the forces of intimidation available to...
  • Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today

    Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today
    The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead. This is Port...
  • Unionizing battle heats up on Capitol Hill

     
    Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, following a news conference to announce the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act and restoring American rights in the workplace. (AP Photo/Susan.......
  • 10 more GOP senators demand answers from the NEA about teleconference

     
    Ten Republican senators have written to National Endowment for the Arts chairman Rocco Landesman, expressing concern that the Obama administration may have violated federal law by trying to use the agency for political purposes -- something the White...
  • House health-care plan: 'Time has come'

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook and updated again at 1:35 pm EDT House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, unveiling the House's plan for a compromise on health-care legislation today, said the bill will offer new insurance for tens of millions......
  • Swine flu cases increase slightly on college campuses last week

     
    Influenza-like illnesses, assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, continued to increase on college campuses last week, although the rate has slowed. A total of 9,128 new cases were reported in the week ending Oct. 30 at the 274 colleges......
  • Obama: Health-care 'precipice' near

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook President Barack Obama, acknowledging that he will have to accept serious compromises in the passage of a health-care overhaul, insisted today that he will not let the public down on an issue that......
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......
  • Full texts of healthcare summit opening remarks: Obama, Alexander, Pelosi, Reid (Updated)

     
    Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....