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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • New Senate map doesn’t impact leadership contest, slightly erodes GOP advantage

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Interest groups anxious to make decisions about where to play in legislative elections have been expecting multiple head-to-head match-ups when the Senate unveiled new districts Saturday. They're bound to be disappointed/relieved...
  • Monday’s Highlights 'L.A. Tonight With Roy Firestone' on KCET

     
    Monday’s Highlights 'L.A. Tonight With Roy Firestone' on KCET...
  • Oh, yeah, THIS won't backfire at all.

     
    By Megan Crepeau Those darn veterans, always going on and on about their "experiences" and whatnot! This guy, Rep. Joe Walsh, this guy knows what I'm talking about, amirite? Walsh said at a town hall meeting on Sunday that unlike......
  • McManus: Team Obama's victory plan

    President Obama faces an uphill struggle in his campaign for reelection next year. His job approval rating is stuck just below 50%. The unemployment rate appears likely to remain above 8% until election day. And, though it's too soon to mean much, early...
  • McManus: Romney, the worst candidate?

    McManus: Romney, the worst candidate?
    In the spring of 1980, the race for the Republican presidential nomination got nasty. The front-runner, Ronald Reagan, said his main challenger,George H.W. Bush, wasn't a real conservative. Bush went on the attack, accusing Reagan of peddling "voodoo...
  • President Obama: At odds with clear demographic trends toward multiracial pride

    President Obama: At odds with clear demographic trends toward multiracial pride
    It could have been a historic teaching moment. Instead, President Obama, the most famous mixed-race person in the world, checked off only one race — black — last year on his census form. And in so doing, he missed an opportunity to...
  • City Lights: Election Day a hopeful time

    Tuesday, the General Election will be held. After months of tracking the various campaigns — senatorial, gubernatorial and otherwise — it has been a long slog to the finish line. Has anyone else ever wished for a system in which the candidates...
  • Blago: Jackson as senator 'a repugnant thought'

    In the last undercover recording played today at Rod Blagojevich’s retrial, the alleged trade of campaign money for the appointment of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to a vacant Senate is first raised. It was before 8 a.m. on Nov. 12, 2008, and the...
  • President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero

    President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero
    In what's being billed as a historic day in his presidency, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero Thursday where he was joined by several 9/11 families to honor those lost nearly a decade ago. The momentous visit marks the death of Osama bin Laden,...
  • Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget

    Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget
    Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon. It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...
  • Rebecca Hall

    Rebecca Hall
    Rebecca Hall is a news reporter for KTLA. She also is the anchor for Weekend Sports Final. She brings her versatility to Southern California from the east coast, where she served as an anchor and reporter for WTVD-TV in Raleigh, NC. While in Raleigh,...
  • L.A. Woman Featured on 'Time's' Person of the Year Cover

    L.A. Woman Featured on 'Time's' Person of the Year Cover
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A woman with a bandanna wrapped around her face stares out from the cover of Time magazine, an iconic symbol of the many high-profile protests that dotted the globe in 2011. The magazine chose "The Protester" as its annual...