In the battleground four years later
Photo by Erin Broadley. Click image for entire slideshow. After spending several hours at the Music Box Theater in Hollywood last night, watching the voter totals for the passage or defeat of Proposition 8 fluctuate every few minutes, it finally became apparent by 12:30 a.m. that things weren't l ... More >>
What we talk about when we talk about socialism
Mark Mothersbaugh: "Some counties in this state were won by as little as nine votes"
The lesson of Wesson
A week in the battleground
The son also rises
Astrological forecast for October 17-23
What do you do when it seems as though you're the last man on Earth with a savings account?
Rather than watch the Republican National Convention or the U.S. Open in tennis, I covered Michelle Obama's visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday night as a "pool reporter." A pool reporter is someone who's chosen by a political campaign to cover an event that would otherwise be closed to the press. I ... More >>
BY MARC COOPER Governor Gidget appeared on screen melting my heart and conquering my soul. That was after The Mayor of America softened me up. Once I was blind. But now I can see. I agree with every one of their points. Black is white. Up is Down. Slavery is Freedom. Arbeit Macht Frei. We ar ... More >>
With notes on Harry Reid the unknown poet of the political speechwriting?
The pugilist at rest
The senator's predictably unpredictable verbal eruptions will make a memorable campaign season
It's all about Bill, of course
Debates are late for getting real
First step in recovering would be admitting they were wrong on Iraq
A dictator in training buys his way in, as politically active superstars stay mum
Stalking the president outside his Crawford retreat raises uncomfortable issues
DemocracyFest 2005: Let the squealing begin
What makes Howard Dean say those things?
The senators let Condi Rice slide
A dialogue on Kerry and Edwards
Why not choose a VP who can carry an election rather than just a state?
The state of America’s war on drugs
Bush makes his bid for war — and re-election
The morning-after line on the candidates
What Dick Gephardt and the L.A. Times have in common
Democrats clamber onto the tank on Iraq
Congress rushes bill targeting nightclub operators
It’s time for a real marshall plan
Those “wag the dog” Democrats
In people, freedoms and decency lost, it’s still too early to know
The Bush administrations shell game in Colombia
The new age of intolerance