| Apr 26, 2015
| 9:07 AM
When parties in the Austrian Parliament last week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:21 AM
The 2016 presidential campaign is quickening, with candidates popping up like daffodils. If you're a political junkie, this will be one of those leap years you live for, when no incumbent president is up for re-election. If you're a concerned citizen,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:32 AM
There is no civil rights movement in the country’s history that has moved further, faster than the gay rights movement.
In 1958, more than nine in 10 of those surveyed in a Gallup Poll opposed marriage between blacks and whites. It took nearly...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Political scientist Louis Brownlow once famously lauded Franklin D. Roosevelt's advisors' "passion for anonymity." Gone are the days.
Today's Washington operatives more closely resemble Norma Desmond in "Sunset Blvd." — characters consumed by...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.
Warner Bros., Hollywood's largest studio, has named Myers head of corporate communications, replacing longtime studio executive Sue Fleishman. Myers,...
| May 24, 2011
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country.
It's terrible not because Daniels was obviously the best...
| May 13, 2011
Ron Paul, yes, Ron Paul is back in the presidential hunt for the Republican nomination in 2012....
| May 18, 2011
Yes, the Republican presidential field looks to be in disarray these days as a raft of seemingly unlikely contenders jostle for the opportunity to take on a Democratic incumbent who's looking difficult to beat, but set the wayback machine for......
| Mar 9, 2012
Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 11 - 17 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 11 - 17 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
| Mar 9, 2012
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talk to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be ABC's Jake Tapper; Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Obama Council of Economic Advisers; Republican strategist...
| Aug 21, 2008
by Frank James The Federal Elections Commission voted six-zip today to ratify Sen. John McCain's position that he didn't pledge public-campaign funds to get a bank loan that helped keep his campaign afloat earlier in the election cycle. . McCain,......