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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texas To Test 1965 Voting Rights Law In Court

    Texas To Test 1965 Voting Rights Law In Court
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Voting Rights Act - a cherished safeguard for minority voters since 1965 - has been under siege for two years and this week faces one of its toughest tests on an apparent path to the U.S. Supreme Court. Twenty-five hours of...
  • The GOP risks alienating young voters with Cold War rhetoric

    The GOP risks alienating young voters with Cold War rhetoric
    Mitt Romney can be funny. Seriously. That's how I saw it when he confronted a protester during the South Carolina primaries. The young man had asked how the former Massachusetts governor, as a member of the 1 percent, planned to support the 99 percent....
  • Santorum is Obama's dream come true

    Santorum is Obama's dream come true
    WASHINGTON — Let me be blunt: If Republicans nominate Rick Santorum, they will lose. The prospect of four more years of Barack Obama holds some appeal for many Americans, but probably not for most Republicans. It may give doubters among them some...
  • Conservative group slams Obama with ads

    Conservative group slams Obama with ads
    As President Barack Obama hits the road in North Carolina and Virginia to sell his jobs plan this week, a conservative group is pushing back through an ad set to air in the two states. American Crossroads released the 30-second spot Sunday night....
  • Out of Alaska And Into Arizona.

    Out of Alaska And Into Arizona.
    'Momma grizzly' is leaving the last frontier for greener or should we say 'browner' pastures. Word is she has just purchased a million-dollar home in Scottsdale, Arizona. The spacious gated home sits on more than four acres of land and boasts a home...
  • Go ahead, celebrate

    Go ahead, celebrate
    Tuesday marked the first anniversary of the last time Americans agreed on anything. Osama bin Laden had it coming. There was an hour or two of unrestrained celebration last May 1 before we broke into camps to argue about who deserved the credit, and...
  • Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters

    Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters
    WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, once considered the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has fallen to third place in a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll, and is running behind Fred Thompson, an actor and former senator who has...
  • Blagojevich trial: Jury hears 'I've got this thing and it's (expletive) golden' quote

    Rod Blagojevich had been jealous of Barack Obama's rise out of Illinois politics to the White House, one of his former top aides testified Tuesday, but the day after Obama's victory rally in Grant Park, the governor was on the phone talking about a...
  • PASSINGS

    Virginia Carroll Character actress and leading lady Virginia Carroll, 95, a movie character actress and B-western leading lady who appeared opposite cowboy stars such as Don "Red" Barry and Tex Ritter, died of natural causes July 23 in a Santa Barbara...
  • Griffin Bell dies at 90; former attorney general and federal judge was at center of racial disputes

    Griffin Bell dies at 90; former attorney general and federal judge was at center of racial disputes
    Griffin B. Bell, a Southern judge who earned both enmity and praise during the civil rights era -- and later served as a reform-minded attorney general under President Carter -- died Monday morning at an Atlanta hospital. He was 90. Bell died of...