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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Top TV of 2012: Poehler's Leslie Knope shines on 'Parks and Rec'

    Top TV of 2012: Poehler's Leslie Knope shines on 'Parks and Rec'
    Amy Poehler has been a comedian of note for some time now — it's already 11 years since she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (and three and change since she left it), and before that there was "The Upright Citizens Brigade" on Comedy Central...
  • Editorial: Obama and overreach

    Editorial: Obama and overreach
    •Multiple White House claims about Washington's handling of the murderous raid in Benghazi stand exposed as false. •Internal Revenue Service officials admit a worse-by-the-day scandal that appalls fair-minded Americans. •The U.S....
  • Democrat Cory Booker hits South Florida money circuit

    Democrat Cory Booker hits South Florida money circuit
    It’ll be hard for a South Florida Democrat – at least those with a checkbook or credit card – to miss Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker this weekend. He’ll be everywhere. The Democratic wunderkind begins his whirlwind of South...
  • Stephen Colbert wears his religion in his punch lines

    Stephen Colbert wears his religion in his punch lines
    Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke. A nun and a television host walk into a studio. They discuss the recent papal censure of American nuns for "perpetrating a feminist agenda." The host takes a hard line. "The...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton pay respects to Ann Richards on Broadway

    Bill and Hillary Clinton pay respects to Ann Richards on Broadway
    It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of. Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...
  • Gordon Davidson is still giving to theater

    Gordon Davidson is still giving to theater
    Founder of the Mark Taper Forum, éminence grise of the regional theater movement, crusading champion of Los Angeles theater, Gordon Davidson was put in an unusual position last fall at USC's School of Dramatic Arts: He had to explain who he was to a group...
  • Obama victory party signed, sealed, delivered with soul and R&B

    It was one nation under a groove at Barack Obama's victory celebration Tuesday night in Chicago. Classic soul, R&B, funk, disco and Motown provided the soundtrack for the president's post-reelection bash, as throngs of Democratic Party faithful swayed to...
  • Obamas trying to keep life normal as girls grow up 'before our very eyes'

    Obamas trying to keep life normal as girls grow up 'before our very eyes'
    WASHINGTON — When her father's second term as president is up, Malia Obama will be 18 and entering adulthood. She and her younger sister, Sasha, will have spent their formative years in the White House, a place their parents have attempted to...
  • Romney on 47% Comments: I Was 'Completely Wrong'

    Romney on 47% Comments: I Was 'Completely Wrong'
    Mitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government. The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....
  • L.A. City Council Approves NFL Stadium Plan

    L.A. City Council Approves NFL Stadium Plan
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council approved a proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium plan on Friday in a 12-0 vote. The proposal clears the way for developer Anschutz Entertainment Group to seek a team and proceed with planning for a 72,000-...
  • 'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap

    'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap
    Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party. Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
  • Holland Taylor of 'Two and a Half Men' bringing 'Ann' to Broadway

    Holland Taylor of 'Two and a Half Men' bringing 'Ann' to Broadway
    Holland Taylor is familiar to many TV viewers for playing the randy grandmother on the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men." In recent years, the Emmy-winning actress has been busy traveling the country in her one-woman stage show "Ann," based on the life of...