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  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee

    Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to negotiate...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 2, 2009.

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 2, 2009.
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25) Two sisters from Shanghai encounter tragedy and heartbreak as they are sold into arranged marriages in 1930s Los Angeles. || 8 || || 2. || The...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of July 26, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Doubleday: $26.95) A novelist in 1920s Spain takes a dangerous writing assignment. || 4 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25) Two...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for July 19, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Doubleday: $26.95) A novelist in 1920s Barcelona takes a dangerous writing assignment. || 3 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25)...
  • 'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green
    Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...
  • Constitutional smackdown

    WHEN someone like Tim Russert asks someone like Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), as he did Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," whether a conflict between Congress and the Bush White House will lead to a constitutional crisis, I get the sense that the news...
  • Dumping Dingell was overdue

    Dumping Dingell was overdue
    Nobody ever refers to members of Congress as "lions of the House," but Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) has as thick a mane as any (figuratively speaking, of course). The longest-serving current member, Dingell was writing legislation before Barack Obama...
  • EPA chief is said to have ignored staff

    The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ignored his staff's written findings in denying California's request for a waiver to implement its landmark law to slash greenhouse gases from vehicles, sources inside and outside the agency told The...
  • Outspoken scientist dismissed from panel on chemical safety

    Under pressure from the chemical industry, the Environmental Protection Agency has dismissed an outspoken scientist who chaired a federal panel responsible for helping the agency determine the dangers of a flame retardant widely used in electronic...
  • A better way of dealing with society's neediest

    So what exactly am I doing on Capitol Hill? I'm at a congressional briefing, which wouldn't be entirely out of the ordinary, except that I'm not taking notes and not planning to beat up on anyone. I'm the keynote speaker. Yes, friends, the republic is...
  • Floating to save the L.A. River

    Floating to save the L.A. River
    A kayak trip I took this summer may cost me my job. I am a civilian biologist working for the Army Corps of Engineers. On my personal time, I joined a trip down the Los Angeles River to protest actions by my own agency to undermine the Clean Water Act....