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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • Political buzzwords of 2012

    Political buzzwords of 2012
    Pull up an empty chair, folks. (Up to you whether to interrogate it.) It's time to take a look back at the year that was, politically speaking. We won't know the 2012 word of the year until The American Dialect Society's annual conference next week....
  • Political brands: Republicans dig Chick-fil-A, Democrats go Google

    When Democrats and Republicans do reach across the aisle, chances are they’re not chatting about their favorite brands. The blue party is big on Google, Amazon.com and PBS, while their red rivals are all about the Fox News Channel, Chick-fil-A...
  • Staples stock jumps on report Bain, others are considering buyout

    A report that several private equity firms -- including original investor Bain Capital -- are considering buying Staples Inc. pushed the office supply chain’s stock up as much as 6.2% on Friday. Acquisition talks are still preliminary and any offer...
  • Political reporting an old boys' club? Not at L.A. Times

    Political reporting an old boys' club? Not at L.A. Times
    A recent survey by the Women’s Media Center found that about 75% of newspapers’ election coverage this year had been written by men. The report on the data was headlined, “Men are telling the stories of Election 2012.” But...
  • A bit of kibbitzing from the sidelines of the news

     
    Sunday's print column -- Because I occasionally serve as this newspaper's unsolicited advice columnist — Somebody Nobody Asked™ — hundreds of letters don't cross my desk each week seeking my guidance on topics great and small. Here's a...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well here we are on the cusp of the final bank holiday weekend of Summer 2012. Hope you all have something exciting planned to ring down the curtain on a pretty eventful 12 weeks. From......
  • Rx for success: What the Democrats need to accomplish at their convention

     
    Here's what I'd tell the Democrats what they need to accomplish at their convention: 1. Embrace Obamacare and the stimulus. I don't mean acknowledge them, I mean sell them, brag about them, try harder than you have to date to......
  • A priest, a rabbi and a pastor walked into the DNC…

     
    CNN Religion Editor Dan Gilgoff writes about the line-up assembled to provide prayer every day at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. They include Roman Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Rabbi David Wolpe, and Rev. Gabriel Salguero,...
  • Broward school bus debacle: 14,000 hotline calls in four days

     
    How big is the ongoing Broward school bus debacle? Calls to the Broward school district's transportation hotline surged over 4,000 some days in the past two weeks, with more than 1,000 "issues logged" each of the first three days of......
  • Gravis Marketing poll: Nelson, Mack almost deadlocked; Romney inching ahead

     
    2:30 p.m. 9/6/12: corrected to note Gravis is located in Winter Springs. A new survey from Gravis Marketing in Winter Springs suggests the U.S. Senate race has tightened up almost to a dead heat between Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican...
  • Bill Clinton outpolls NFL season opener

     
    Barack Obama, left, showed up to thank Bill Clinton for the oratorical lift. Photo credit: Jason Reed/Reuters THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED A SECOND TIME: They're still raving about former President Bill Clinton's speech Wednesday night. The ratings are...