| Jul 23, 2011
Charles T. Manatt, who founded one of the biggest and most influential law firms in Los Angeles and then became a political power as chairman of the state and national Democratic parties, died Friday night. He was 75.
Manatt died at Kindred Hospital in...
| Mar 22, 2012
John Cowles Jr., 82, scion of a Minneapolis newspaper family and philanthropist who helped shaped the cultural landscape of the Twin Cities, died of lung cancer Saturday at his home in Minneapolis.
His death was reported by the Minneapolis Star Tribune,...
| Dec 16, 2010
Neva Patterson, a character actress who portrayed Cary Grant's fiancee in the 1957 movie "An Affair to Remember" in a career that spanned six decades and more than 100 film and TV roles, has died. She was 90.
Patterson died Tuesday at her Brentwood...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Mitt Romney isn't the only candidate with a healthcare problem in the GOP primary.
One-time front-runner Rick Perry, in part of a furious bid to make up ground before the Iowa caucuses, is linking Newt Gingrich to Romney and President Obama in a new...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 10:18 AM
In a nod to his poor showing in the GOP debates, Rick Perry declares in his latest campaign advertisement that he's a "doer, not a talker."
"If you're looking for a slick politician or a guy with great Teleprompter skills, we already have that, and he'...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:18 PM
There may only be two candidates, but plans for a debate moderated by Donald Trump are "moving full steam ahead," the organizers said Friday.
Only Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum accepted the invitation from conservative media group Newsmax to attend the...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Jon Huntsman suggested Tuesday that Herman Cain's personal saga is hurting the entire field of Republican presidential hopefuls, and that the former restaurant executive is right to reconsider his candidacy.
Speaking with the Boston Globe, the former...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The most influential Iowa newspaper endorsed Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, saying the former Massachusetts governor offered "sobriety, wisdom and judgment."
The Des Moines Register's editorial board, which endorsed Romney's arch...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Vice President Joe Biden is off to an early start in playing the traditional role of attack dog for the Democratic ticket, accusing Mitt Romney of wanting to "double down" on failed Republican economic policies.
To date, President Obama and his vice...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:29 AM
One of the remarkable aspects of Newt Gingrich's surge in Iowa -- and nationally, for that matter -- is how he's done it on a shoestring budget and limited campaign infrastructure.
But now, Gingrich is launching his first paid advertisment of the...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will argue that President Obama has governed based on his principles, not politics, as he steps onto his highest-profile stage as a surrogate for his former boss.
Emanuel will speak to Iowa Democrats at the annual Jefferson...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:54 AM
The Republican presidential candidates most actively courting Iowa voters are set to speak Saturday afternoon at a gathering of social conservatives, one of the biggest cattle calls remaining before the Jan. 3 caucuses.
Saturday's Thanksgiving Family...