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  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 1 - 7 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 1 - 7 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Sunday guest list: Ron Paul on three shows; Michele Bachmann on two; Rick Santorum on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    CBS' "Face the Nation" talks to surrogates for the candidates. The guests are Sen. Rand Paul, a Ron Paul supporter; former Sen. Jim Talent, a Mitt Romney supporter; and former Congressman J.C. Watts, a Newt Gingrich supporter. The program starts at 10:...
  • First lady fights obesity in Iowa, but overweight kids are few

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday kicked off her national "Let's Move!" anniversary tour, part of her effort to fight childhood obesity, by heading to Iowa. But obese children are comparatively scarce in that Heartland state....
  • Former UF assistant coach Dan McCarney recovering from stroke

     
    As was reported yesterday, North Texas head coach Dan McCarney was hospitalized over the weekend. On Tuesday, the former Gators assistant spoke with the Des Moines Register. He confirmed that he suffered a stroke but expects to make a full recovery. He...
  • Rick Perry's new mantra: I'm a doer, not a talker

    Rick Perry's new mantra: I'm a doer, not a talker
    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'...
  • McManus: A boomlet of Perrymania

    For a man who hasn't formally decided whether to run for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry sure sounds a lot like a candidate. "I'm not ready to tell you that I'm ready to announce that I'm in," Perry told the Des Moines Register, the biggest newspaper in...
  • Donald Trump debate still on, organizers say

    Donald Trump debate still on, organizers say
    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...
  • Jon Huntsman: Herman Cain a distraction in GOP race

    Jon Huntsman: Herman Cain a distraction in GOP race
    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...
  • Headline writers unable to resist Cain puns

     
    A Boston Herald headline this morning: Sorry, Cain, you’re no longer able prompts a visit to the news archives from this month and last: Cain is not able and should be gone --Lowell Sun (Massachusetts), November 2 Cain Not Able......
  • Newt 'n' polls

     
    Jeff Greenfield's essay "Gingrich's turn: The eye of Newt" analyzes the reasons why Newt Gingrich has surged in the GOP presidential primary polls: He is following the same path as Sen. John McCain did four years ago after his campaign......
  • A good idea from Rick Perry: Term limits for Supreme Court justices

     
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a fading candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, is offering an idea I've long championed: Get rid of lifetime appointments to the federal bench: Perry pledged to limit future federal judges to 18 years of service......
  • FAMILIAR FACE REPLACES SANDBERG AT IOWA ...

     
    In 1979 Ryne Sandberg was a 19-year-old minor-league prospect beginning his first full pro season at Spartanburg in the Phillies system. His manager was also a rookie, in his first year as a minor-league manager after a six-year playing career. Now,...