By Hillel Aron It seemed as if half of San Pedro packed the Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom late last night for a blowout victory party for local boy Joe Buscaino who won the Los Angeles City Council District 15 race. Things got wild as newcomer Buscaino beat dull lifer politician Warren Furutani. Furu ... More >>
District attorney accepted laundered campaign money while prosecuting Democratic contributors for same offense
Tyler Perry is on the outs with everyone — except Oprah and Barack
While fumbling through the endless blogs and offbeat news the Internet has to offer, every so often a person comes across nutty online stores that specialize in things like Goldfish tiaras or Mercury Retrograde Spray. Any excuse to bust out the credit card, right? Well, today I found a true gem: Sar ... More >>
The pugilist at rest
White talk, God talk and how-to-get-elected talk
Even hardened veterans of the '60s have to hand it to Obama
Looking beyond hope in Election 2008
Will Dems move toward darkness or light?
The battle begins
Des Moines, Iowa -- Barack Obama capped off his quest to win the statewide Democratic presidential caucuses by emotionally exhorting the youthful core of his supporters to make sure they show up at tonight's prolonged exercise in voting. "In a few hours you will have a chance to make history, Iowa ... More >>
Go ugly early
Highlights from Nikki Finkes Deadline Hollywood Daily
Clinton skips over the primaries and toward the next war
Bringing that beat back
New British comedy imports
Hotel workers seek to beat poverty
Ed Reyes is angry. He wants the "zombies" in L.A.’s Planning Department out. He wants affordable-housing supporters in. And he wants his more polite colleagues on the City Council to help him pull it off.
The people’s party have met the enemy — themselves
The last day of a political tourist
Missing motives in L.A.’s pay-to-play scandal
Republicans sell out Christopher Reeve’s paralysis bill
Exposing the secrets of an empire
Arnold, Rudy, John McCain and the Bush twins
Democrats, Hardballers and Class Warriors
Can Kerry, soon to be anointed the anti-Bush, find a message to carry the Democrats to victory?
But if they’re not arguing with each other, are they still really Democrats?
A dialogue on Kerry and Edwards
Mr. Nader and the Newmanites
Can Bob Shrum beat Karl Rove?
Missed opportunities in taking back the White House
Hanging with the general’s supporters, and the post-caucus party scene
Rolling with people-powered Howard Dean from the highs and lows of spring to the triumphs of summer
How race and riches are shaping the Kobe Bryant case in Eagle County
But which Dem is green enough for California?
Howard Dean: “I want my country back”
With Kucinich in, the anti-war vote is up for grabs
Bush makes his bid for war — and re-election
Relax. Your computer’s fine. We’re only blowing billions on an overhyped terror threat
Democrats clamber onto the tank on Iraq
Gray has a blast; Dick, a sour time
Considering death row's mentally retarded inmates