| May 19, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The arrest of a conservative blogger who authorities say posted a video showing the ill wife of Sen. Thad Cochran threatens to upend Mississippi's already bitterly contested Republican Senate primary as it draws to a close.
Clayton Kelly, who authors...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:01 PM
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have spent the better part of the last two weeks apologizing for "Bridgegate," but now, it seems, the apologies are over.
In a 20-minute inaugural address in an auditorium at the War Memorial in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
President Barack Obama and Gov. Tom Corbett are heading to the other's turf to raise money this month.
The White House announced Tuesday that Obama would travel to Philadelphia Thursday night to headline a fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:17 PM
PEARL, Miss. — Sen. Thad Cochran is a portrait of the genteel Southern politician, known for three-piece suits, a shock of white hair and shoveling billions of government dollars back to his impoverished home state to repair levees, construct...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Chokwe Lumumba, 66, a human rights activist and nationally prominent attorney who became mayor of Jackson, Miss., last year, died Tuesday at a Jackson hospital, city officials said. The cause wasn't immediately clear.
As an attorney, Lumumba represented...
| Nov 11, 2012
Once upon a time in American politics, there were things called "wedge issues," and they generally terrified Democrats. They were mostly social and cultural issues: abortion, feminism, gay rights, illegal immigration and race. Conservatives wielded them...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 19 - 25, 2013 in PDF format
This week's TV Movies
The Voice The first of two new episodes...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — When House Republicans file into the Capitol on Monday to start thrashing out a response to the Senate's landmark immigration bill, former President George W. Bush will be presiding over a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his newly...
| Feb 22, 2013
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'...
| Feb 15, 2013
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will be a guest Sunday on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation” and NBC's “Meet the Press.” The rest of the guest list this Sunday morning: Karl Rove and Bob Woodward...
| Mar 15, 2011
When a loved one dies (as my brother did last month), one of the standard pieces of advice is to not make any big decisions. Don't reorganize your life in a moment of existential panic or remorse. Take your time. Cope.
But when thousands die, or when...