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  • Larry E. Grant dies at 86; co-founder of L.A. Kingdom Day Parade

    Larry E. Grant dies at 86; co-founder of L.A. Kingdom Day Parade
    The Kingdom Day Parade always started with Larry E. Grant cruising down a boulevard in South Los Angeles with a procession of colorful floats, marching bands and dance troupes trailing behind. Grant traveled the three-mile route on the back of a...
  • Wayne Grisham dies at 88; two-term GOP member of Congress

    Wayne Grisham dies at 88; two-term GOP member of Congress
    Wayne Grisham, a two-term Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from La Mirada who later served in the state Assembly, has died. He was 88. Grisham died Wednesday at Dove House, a hospice in Whittier, of respiratory failure stemming from...
  • Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism

    Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism
    Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89. Hatfield died Sunday in...
  • Steve Horn dies at 79; a former Long Beach-area congressman

    Steve Horn dies at 79; a former Long Beach-area congressman
    Steve Horn, a moderate Republican political scientist who spent a decade in Congress representing Long Beach and surrounding areas after serving as president of Cal State Long Beach for nearly 20 years, has died. He was 79. Horn died Thursday at his Long...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Kam Kuwata dies at 57; leading California Democratic political strategist

    Kam Kuwata dies at 57; leading California Democratic political strategist
    Kam Kuwata, one of California's leading Democratic political strategists and a droll wit whose colorful quotes and keen analyses enlivened many campaigns, was found dead in his Venice condominium Monday. He was 57. Police were called to investigate...
  • Frank Lautenberg dies at 89; Democratic senator from New Jersey

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey, the last World War II veteran in the Senate and a stalwart Democrat who led congressional battles over three decades to toughen gun laws, ban smoking on planes and crack down on drunk driving,...
  • Matthew G. 'Marty' Martinez dies at 82; former congressman

    Matthew G. 'Marty' Martinez dies at 82; former congressman
    Former U.S. Rep. Matthew G. "Marty" Martinez, an advocate for youth and the elderly who switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican after he was voted out of office in 2000, died Oct. 15 at his home in Fredericksburg, Va., his family said....
  • Richard Milanovich dies at 69; Agua Caliente Band chairman

    Richard Milanovich dies at 69; Agua Caliente Band chairman
    Richard Milanovich, who as chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians helped to usher in a new age of wealth and political muscle for many Native Americans through the expansion of tribal casinos in California, died Sunday at Eisenhower...
  • William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review

    William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review
    William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
  • Newton R. Russell dies at 85; veteran California legislator

    Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La CaƱada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. A...