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  • Feinstein asks White House to take lead in releasing CIA report

    WASHINGTON The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has called for the White House not the Central Intelligence Agency to lead the declassification process for the panel's summary of its massive, scathing report on the CIA's detention and...
  • Court widens door to buying of public office [Commentary]

    Court widens door to buying of public office [Commentary]
    Forty years ago, Congress enacted sweeping limits on political campaign spending in the wake of a shocking disclosure that one man — Chicago insurance executive W. Clement Stone — had given more than $3 million for the 1972 reelection of...
  • State Dept. to release competence reports on future ambassador picks

    State Dept. to release competence reports on future ambassador picks
    WASHINGTON — After a string of embarrassing confirmation hearings in which President Obama’s picks for ambassador displayed gaps of knowledge on the countries they were to serve in, the State Department has agreed to publish details on the...
  • Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

    Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents
    WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/...
  • Former Rothstein partner pleads guilty

    Former Scott Rothstein law partner Russell Adler pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to violate federal campaign finance laws on Friday in a deal that will keep his estranged wife from facing a similar charge – and ensure he won't face...
  • Unlike other spy matters, Senate's probe of CIA's harsh interrogations raises partisan hackles

    WASHINGTON The toxic partisanship that's paralyzed most Washington lawmaking for years often spared congressional consideration of intelligence matters. Not this time. Not when the topic is the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation techniques widely...
  • Charles Keating scandal proves Supreme Court is dead wrong on money

    What a fantastically ironic coincidence that on the same day the Supreme Court struck down a law limiting campaign contributions because money does not automatically corrupt politicians, we received news of the death of Charles Keating, the very poster...
  • Law partner of Ponzi schemer pleads guilty

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Veteran Fort Lauderdale lawyer Russell Adler's career effectively ended Friday when he pleaded guilty to breaking federal election laws while working as a senior partner in the law firm of Scott Rothstein the notorious Ponzi...
  • Charles Keating Jr., at center of savings and loan scandal, dies at 90

    Charles Keating Jr., at center of savings and loan scandal, dies at 90
    Charles Keating Jr., a banker who played a leading role in the savings and loan scandal of the 1980s that embroiled five U.S. senators, died on Monday at 90 in Phoenix. The Los Angeles Times confirmed the news with Keating's son-in-law, Bradley Boland....
  • Court opens door wider to buying of public office

    WASHINGTON -- Forty years ago, Congress enacted sweeping limits on political campaign spending in the wake of a shocking disclosure that one man -- Chicago insurance executive W. Clement Stone -- had given more than $3 million for the 1972 reelection of...
  • Supreme Court ruling may be windfall for political party leaders

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's decision to lift the cap on the amount donors can contribute in a congressional election cycle promises to shift power to the political party's established leaders, who had lost ground to outside groups. With the...