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  • Romney Over Obama By Two Touchdowns

    Romney Over Obama By Two Touchdowns
    It was the biggest rout since Agincourt. If you insist, since the Carter-Reagan debate. With a remarkable display of confidence, knowledge and nerve, Mitt Romney won the first 2012 debate going away. Romney didn't just demonstrate authoritative command...
  • PASSINGS: James D. Hodgson, Patrick Moore

    James D. Hodgson Former secretary of Labor James D. Hodgson, 96, who as secretary of Labor in the early 1970s helped shepherd the Occupational Safety and Health Act into law, died Nov. 28 at his Malibu home, his family announced. The cause was...
  • 5/30/2013-New Jersey Shows The Way

    5/30/2013-New Jersey Shows The Way
    Chris Christie might be my kind of Republican. I don't know yet. I haven't looked closely at his record or stand on the issues, but he seems to be a pragmatic politician who's not afraid to build friendships in the other party, at least, with President...
  • PASSINGS: Berthold Beitz, William Warren Scranton, Peter M. Flanigan

    Berthold Beitz Industrialist honored for saving Jews during WWII Berthold Beitz, 99, who was honored for saving hundreds of Jews in occupied Poland during World War II and became one of postwar West Germany's leading industrialists, died Tuesday....
  • George McGovern dies at 90; liberal standard-bearer against Nixon in '72

    George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90. McGovern died Sunday morning while...
  • Election Last Chance To Stem Entitlements

    The election eve mood is tinged with sadness stemming from well-founded fear that America's new government is subverting America's old character. Barack Obama's agenda is a menu of temptations intended to change the nation's social norms by making...
  • Unsung hero of debate prep: The stand-in

    Unsung hero of debate prep: The stand-in
    When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate one another for the first time Wednesday night, they may feel as though they've already done so. As with stage lighting and cameras, stand-ins are also commonly used in debate preparations, and the...
  • On tape, President Ford describes assassination try by Manson follower

    On tape, President Ford describes assassination try by Manson follower
    A federal judge Monday approved the release of videotaped testimony by President Ford, later used in the trial of Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to assassinate him in Sacramento 37 years ago. Portions of the 20 minutes of testimony taken in...
  • McManus: Real presidential debate is possible

    McManus: Real presidential debate is possible
    There are two ways that Wednesday's debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, could change the course of the presidential campaign. One would be for Romney to find an effective way to frame his pitch to voters, one that...
  • An Elector Prepares To Ratify Obama's Win

    "Our marriage is like the Electoral College," says the narrator in "Marooned," a Garrison Keillor short story. "It works OK if you don't think about it." At noon Monday, I will be one of those thinking about the Electoral College, as I have the...
  • SoCal Close-Ups: A date with the Coachella Valley

    SoCal Close-Ups: A date with the Coachella Valley
    Sure, you could go to the beach again. Or you could turn your back on the Pacific and head instead for a desert land of date shakes and camel races, jumbo windmills and creationist dinosaurs, native palms and gay parties, mountain views and midcentury...