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Jack Kemp, a former Republican vice presidential nominee and professional football star who cut a path as a conservative purist and a fervent advocate of tax cuts, died Saturday. He was 73. The longtime professional quarterback, who went on to become a...
Times Staff WritersWhile he was under investigation by the state attorney general's office for financial improprieties, former J. Paul Getty Trust Chief Executive Barry Munitz turned to a close friend for consolation — Atty. Gen. Bill Lockyer. California's top law...
Times Staff WriterTo Tarzana car dealer Marvin Arnold, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Angelides comes off as a "party hack" — and a dull one, at that. "He does not have a very arresting personality," said Arnold, 78, a Democrat who is leaning toward...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn the days leading up to the California Supreme Court's historic same-sex marriage ruling Thursday, the decision "weighed most heavily" on Chief Justice Ronald M. George -- more so, he said, than any previous case in his nearly 17 years on the court....
The Swampby Johanna Neuman The morning after a private, unannounced meeting between presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama and rival Hillary Rodham Clinton, the campaigns said the talks were about how to stay focused on winning the White House in November --....
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Associated PressMANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Hedging its political bets, the powerful California AFL-CIO voted yesterday to endorse Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante for governor in case Gov. Gray Davis is ousted in the Oct. 7 recall election. The move was a significant...
Times Poll DirectorGray Davis begins his second term as governor with Californians believing that the state is seriously off on the wrong track, the economy is rocky and the state is in a budget shortfall that the governor says might well run over $30 billion. Although...
Times Staff WriterAn invasion of armies can be resisted, the saying goes, but not an idea whose time has come. For millions of Californians who stomped to the polls Tuesday, the idea was change. And nothing — not political inexperience, not vague answers to issues,...
TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday October 8, 1997 "Seven Years in Tibet" opens not with a spectacular mountain vista, not with a shot of Lhasa's fabled golden-roofed Potala but with a single word, impressive in the size of its capital letters: BRAD. It's only a quirk of...
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Times Poll DirectorThere has been an on-going debate in Democratic circles, especially those who are strategizing for the governor, that the right course of action is to campaign to have voters vote against the recall and not to vote for a replacement candidate. This...
Chicago TribuneLOS ANGELES - As a federal judge ruled against postponing the state's Oct. 7 recall vote, the transformation of Arnold Schwarzenegger from action star to political star began yesterday with his first major news conference and the introduction of his...
Times Staff WriterWhat Samuel Morse was to the telegraph, what Thomas Edison was to the light bulb, Gary Thuerk is to the unsolicited e-mail advertisements popularly reviled as spam. "I was the pioneer," Thuerk says with quiet pride. "I saw a new way of doing things."...
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