| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Will the candidates for L.A. mayor sign the People’s Pledge? Eric Garcetti would like to know if opponent Wendy Greuel would agree to a pledge that he said would reduce the influence of special interests in the campaign....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:04 AM
L.A. City Councilman Eric Garcetti’s call for a “People’s Pledge”—to limit spending by outside groups in the L.A. mayor’s race—hails from Massachusetts, where a similar pact got mixed reviews from the Boston...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:41 PM
1) Barnes and Noble Booksellers
As we enter the e-reader era, readings by notable authors and book-signing events are really about community-building, according to Barnes and Noble store manager George Abysalh. “It’s more about getting the...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Linda McMahon is the Republicans' nominee for U.S. Senate, but you wouldn't know that from her ubiquitous TV commercials.
McMahon's decision to underplay her party affiliation in her TV ads, on her website and in her mailers is politically pragmatic in a...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ushering in the new and the old — dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government.
The 113th Congress will convene Thursday at the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Mitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government.
The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:28 PM
President Obama’s proposal to create a Veterans Jobs Corps to stem high unemployment among recent military veterans was shelved Wednesday after Republicans in the Senate balked over the five-year, $1 billion cost, giving both sides fresh...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:45 PM
In every election cycle, there’s the potential for a Scott Brown to carry the day, and Dan Bongino wants that role on Nov. 6
Brown, the Republican senator from Massachusetts, was the surprise winner of a special election in January 2010 to...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Amid the endless speculation about election 2012, there is one factor that many political prognosticators have ignored, a factor already on vivid display. Incidentally, it also explains Mitt Romney’s 47% comment rather well.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington yesterday to meet with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry about violence in the Congo. Affleck is founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, which seeks to curb the massive number of killings in that country (5 million in 14...