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  • Get your story straight, Mr. Pitts

    After reading Leonard Pitts' column applauding Rep. Maxine Waters for telling the tea party to go to hell, I could only shake my head in wonder at how he ever got a job with a newspaper ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). I...
  • Cheap shots at the tea party

    I am offended by columnist Leonard Pitts' applause for Rep. Maxine Waters' telling the tea party to "go straight to hell," as well as by letter writer Thad Paulhamus' remark that "the tea party, and by extension, the entire Republican Party with which...
  • The (tea) party that's en vogue to hate

    The (tea) party that's en vogue to hate
    The Tea Party — however you define it — is a favorite punching bag of the left.  But recently the verbal attacks haven’t just been about policy, or even personalities. They’ve been downright craaazy. Democrats have begun calling...
  • Can't vote for Obama, scared by the Republicans

    I agree with Dovey Kahn and Fred Pasek that some will have to hold their nose when voting in the election for president ("Why I'm stuck with Obama," Sept. 4, and "Voting for the Republican, by default," Sept. 6). I certainly can't vote for President Obama...
  • Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records

    Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records
    A radio ad from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s campaign that alleges primary challenger Debbie Halvorson is “crazy” for voting 88 times against President Barack Obama prompted Halvorson on Tuesday to accuse Jackson of “lying” and...
  • When thinking of Wasserman Schultz, Allen West says he "needs a bucket"

    Updated below with response from Wasserman Schultz' spokesman. Congressman Allen West is once again going after Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz with unusually strong language. During a radio talk show interview in Houston on Monday,...
  • Teresa Hughes dies at 80; veteran state lawmaker

    Teresa Hughes dies at 80; veteran state lawmaker
    Teresa Hughes, a former Democratic state senator and assemblywoman from the Los Angeles area who was best known for her focus on education during her 25 years in the California Legislature, has died. She was 80. Hughes, a resident of Castro Valley,...
  • 4th District: Ward says she'll support Obama

    Ella Ward has always been something of an overachiever. She was valedictorian of her high school class at the segregated East Suffolk High School in 1964 and later graduated at the top of her class at Norfolk State University. She has five college...
  • H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader

    H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader
    The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...