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Washington BureauDemocratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, under attack from a rival who portrays him as naive on foreign policy, declared Wednesday he would use military force against Al Qaeda operatives hiding in tribal areas of Pakistan if that nation did not...
Tribune national correspondentFrom the tieless look he's adopted on the campaign trail to his Facebook-style Web page, Barack Obama, the fresh-faced first-term senator from Illinois, has cultivated the aura of youth that naturally surrounds the youngest major candidate in the...
Tribune staff reportersThe expected launch of Barack Obama's presidential campaign is still days away, but his quest to become the nation's first black commander in chief already is forcing a delicate examination of how candidates talk about race. That conversation took an...
TRIBUNE REPORTERTrying to put his past with Antoin "Tony" Rezko behind him, presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday said he never thought the nowindicted Chicago businessman would try to take advantage of him because his old friend had never asked for a political...
Tags: Harvard, David Jackson, Tony Rezko, Justice System, Homes
Sun SentinelMore than a third of the customers, politicians and business leaders who praised Florida Power & Light at three South Florida forums on a proposed $1.3 billion rate hike have financial or family ties to the company and its employees, a Sun Sentinel...
A new ethics code being drafted for Broward County commissioners amid a growing corruption scandal will rein in their influence and require greater disclosure of their business dealings. A task force assigned with writing a code of conduct agreed...
Tags: Ethics, Contracts, Local Government, Lobbying, Values
They helped Rod Blagojevich ascend to the top of state government, and they cooperated with federal agents in bringing him down. In between, the three former confidants made lucrative careers for themselves by trading on their access to the Democratic...
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
The Glendale News-Press editorial ("The whole truth will shine through soon," Jan. 1) and many individual letters are asking how City Council members can claim not to have known that large amounts of their contributions were coming from businesses who...
Tags: Local Elections, Crimes, Holidays, Elections, Politics
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersTwo days before the New Hampshire primary that could make or break his White House candidacy, a combative Mitt Romney quarreled with rivals John McCain and Mike Huckabee over taxes, crime and job experience in a testy Republican debate that exposed...
CNN ContributorCould it be that the reason our government is broken is because of which generation is running things? Authors Morley Winograd and Michael Hais think so, insisting that the problem is that power is now firmly in the hands of self-righteous baby boomers...
Tags: Time Warner Inc., Ethics, Al Gore, Television, CNN (tv network)
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersRepublican John McCain was on the attack during much of the final presidential debate, assailing Democrat Barack Obama for ties to William Ayers, a Vietnam-era radical, and ACORN, a liberal-leaning group whose voter registration efforts have come under...
Tags: Trials, Crimes, Democratic Party, Sarah Palin, Elections
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