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  • 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...
  • Florida becomes showdown state for GOP

    John McCain's victory in South Carolina puts the Arizona senator in a strong position to win the Republican presidential nomination -- but only if he can follow up with another win in Florida nine days from now. "This is a huge win for McCain," said...
  • Huckabee makes hay of straw poll

    When second-place finisher Mike Huckabee called himself the real winner of last weekend's Republican presidential straw poll in Iowa, he may not have been wrong. Though finishing well behind a massive Mitt Romney organization in the straw balloting on...
  • Thompson: Role of a lifetime

    Thompson: Role of a lifetime
    Back when the part-time actor, lawyer, lobbyist, former senator and presidential hopeful Fred Thompson was still merely "testing the waters," he held one of his first official news conferences, in a windowless room of the Indianapolis Convention Center....
  • A gap in GOP candidates' healthcare proposals

    A gap in GOP candidates' healthcare proposals
    When Rudolph W. Giuliani was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2000, one thing he did not have to worry about was a lack of medical insurance. Today, the former New York mayor joins two other cancer survivors in seeking the Republican...
  • Times poll finds Clinton holding on to lead

    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton maintains a solid lead in her party's presidential race among Democratic voters nationwide, despite a surge in support since late last year for Sen. Barack Obama, a Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll has found. The Republican...
  • Iowa radio host is last word on politics

    Iowa radio host is last word on politics
    Jan Mickelson wouldn't budge. His friendly chat with Mitt Romney had veered into a discussion of abortion and Mormonism, and the Republican presidential hopeful -- eyes wide, arms waving -- was clearly annoyed. "Let me once again say I understand my...
  • War opponents return fire

    Brian McGough, a 31-year-old former Army staff sergeant who was wounded in a roadside attack in Iraq, knew he wouldn't get a warm response from talk show host Rush Limbaugh when he starred in an ad by the anti-Iraq war veterans group VoteVets.org. The ad,...
  • Huckabee inches toward Giuliani

    Huckabee inches toward Giuliani
    Mike Huckabee, the ascendant Republican presidential candidate in Iowa, is enjoying a surge of support across the country -- and Rudolph W. Giuliani seems to be paying the biggest price, a Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll has found. Huckabee has pulled...
  • PASSINGS

    Mel Kaufman Linebacker for Redskins in '80s Mel Kaufman, 50, a Los Angeles native who played in three Super Bowls as a linebacker for the Washington Redskins, died Feb. 7 at his home in Santa Margarita. An autopsy determined he died of natural causes,...
  • 'The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election' by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    'The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election' by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson
    The Battle for America 2008 The Story of an Extraordinary Election Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson Viking: 432 pp., $29.95 For the record, Hillary Clinton's chief strategist for the 2008 Democratic primaries, Mark Penn, remarked in a March 2007 memo...
  • Fresh starts for Clinton, McCain in New Hampshire primary

    Fresh starts for Clinton, McCain in New Hampshire primary
    Powered by women voters and the Democratic faithful, Hillary Rodham Clinton rallied to a surprise victory Tuesday in the New Hampshire presidential primary, echoing the 1992 comeback that launched her husband to the White House. Barack Obama, the...