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John D. Rockefeller IV

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  • TV and Movie Biz Support Rockefeller Plan to Study Violent Content

    The cable, movie and broadcast lobbies are throwing their support behind Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller's proposal for a comprehensive study of videogame and video violence, introduced in the wake of the Newtown massacre in December....
  • Tom Wheeler Gains Senate Committee Approval for FCC Chair

    The Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the FCC, although questions remain as to how quickly his selection will gain a floor vote. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.), chairman of the Commerce...
  • Obama Nominates Michael P. O'Rielly to FCC

    President Obama has nominated Michael P. O'Rielly, an advisor to Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn, to fill a Republican vacancy on the FCC. O'Rielly's nomination comes two days after the Senate Commerce Committee approved Tom Wheeler's nomination as...
  • GOP moderates pass into history

    GOP moderates pass into history<!-- span class="opinionlabel">[OPINION]</span -->
    The death this week at age 96 of former Pennyslvania Gov. Bill Scranton, briefly a Republican presidential candidate in 1964, was also in a sense a final obituary on moderate Republicanism that began fading from the political scene half a century ago....
  • August: The time when bored political journalists make mountains out of Washington molehills

    With Congress in the doldrums of summer recess, our town has inevitably sunk to the game of making political mountains out of molehills. The latest example is disclosure that the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confided to a...
  • Chapman University law school receives $55-million gift

    Chapman University law school receives $55-million gift
    Chapman University's law school has received a $55-million gift from real estate developer Dale E. Fowler and his wife, Sarah Ann.  The gift is believed to be one of the largest ever pledged to an American law school. As a result of the donation, the...
  • For a better GOP, start with better storytellers

    It's no secret that the right is going through what some call a healthy debate and what others see as an identity crisis. For some, the solution to what ails it requires a sudden philosophical shift leftward to win back the last Rockefeller Republicans,...
  • The GOP needs a storyteller as good as Reagan — not a rehash of Reagan stories

    The GOP needs a storyteller as good as Reagan &#8212; not a rehash of Reagan stories
    It's no secret that the right is going through what some call a healthy debate and what others see as an identity crisis. For some, the solution to what ails conservatism requires a sudden philosophical shift leftward to win back the last Rockefeller...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Garage Sale Mystery'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Garage Sale Mystery'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Teen Kids News The series premiere...
  • A landmark reconstruction redefined Williamsburg and the Peninsula

    A landmark reconstruction redefined Williamsburg and the Peninsula
    When the reconstructed Raleigh Tavern opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, it not only represented Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition building but also a new identity for the old colonial capital and the rest of the surrounding region....
  • Humboldt State president announces retirement

    Humboldt State president announces retirement
    The president of Humboldt State University will retire at the end of the academic year, officials said Wednesday. Rollin Richmond has served as head of the Arcata campus for nearly 12 years. His retirement was announced at a meeting in Long Beach of the...