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  • For history lovers: An Annapolis tour exploring the evolution after the Revolution

    Quick. Name the first president of the United States after the end of the Revolutionary War. If you guessed George Washington, you're wrong. The war between Britain and its 13 American colonies ended in 1783. Washington did not become president until...
  • Gay marriage foes rally in Springfield

    Gay marriage foes rally in Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD --- Religious groups opposed to gay marriage rallied Wednesday at the Capitol to encourage lawmakers to reject a measure that would grant same-sex couples the right to marry in Illinois. The gathering came one day after gay marriage...
  • House Democrats push to end congressional probe of Benghazi attacks

    House Democrats push to end congressional probe of Benghazi attacks
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are demanding that Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) end his “partisan” investigation of the September 2012 Benghazi attacks, which cost the lives of four Americans,...
  • California GOP Rep. McKeon joins congressional retirement parade

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) teared up Thursday as he formally announced plans to retire after more than two decades in Congress. “I should have Boehner here, right?” he joked, referring to House...
  • Dan Webster, Val Demings debate on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    Debates will be a hot topic this weekend in local public-affairs programming. The programs: ***”Flashpoint” offers an hour debate between the candidates in the U.S. House District 10 race: Republican Dan Webster and Democrat Val Demings....
  • ‘Face the Nation’ talks to David Baldacci, Gillian Flynn, Chris Pavone

     
    On the Sunday morning circuit this weekend, “Face the Nation” will be doing something different. The CBS program offers its annual authors program. One panel features writers David Baldacci (“The Forgotten”), Gillian Flynn (“...
  • Goldberg: Fusion power on the right

    Goldberg: Fusion power on the right
    "At CPAC, the Future Looks Libertarian," read a dispatch on Time magazine's website. "CPAC: Rand Paul's Big Moment," proclaimed the Week magazine. Meanwhile, the New York Times headlined its story about the annual conservative political action...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'The Confession'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'The Confession'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 12 - 18, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Paul (Dylan Bruce)...
  • Koster to concede to DelBene in 1st Congressional District race Friday

    Koster to concede to DelBene in 1st Congressional District race Friday
    Snohomish County Councilman John Koster said Thursday he plans to call Democrat Suzan DelBene on Friday to concede the race for the congressional seat in the redrawn 1st District that runs from Redmond north to the Canadian border. As of 10:26 p.m....
  • Florida governor's debate: Rick Scott vs. Alex Sink

     
    Rick Scott vs Alex Sink in Florida governor's debate on CNN. Full transcript....
  • Decoding the debt deal: What it means for you [The conversation]

     
    Though Tuesday’s debt deal managed to raise the debt ceiling, which was ultimately the intended goal, it left many feeling unsatisfied. “Federal debt is still ballooning, healthcare costs are still rising, and we're nowhere close to an...
  • Wednesday morning reads: Redistricting re-runs, Bitner’s RPOF status, and Floridians living in sin

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Football (the live sort, not TiVO) is almost upon us. But until that glorious day, we must contain ourselves with the sport that is politics. Here are the top-five stories you should be reading this morning: *Conflicting reports this...