| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:08 AM
In a major vote that no one seems to be talking about, the U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to defund and end the war in Libya, unless President Barack Obama decides to follow the War Powers Act -- which requires Obama to get congressional...
| Dec 25, 2011
Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran ...
Or as Mitt Romney put it, playing the irresponsible-lunatic game convincingly enough to become the leading Republican presidential candidate: "If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon."
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:50 AM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's request for Congress to authorize the training and equipping of Syrian rebels seemed a modest piece of the administration's new offensive against Islamic State militants.
But it has proved to be anything but easy as...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Former U.S. Rep. Howard Berman on Tuesday endorsed Bobby Shriver in the runoff election to fill Zev Yaroslavsky's seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Berman praised Shriver for being "focused, bipartisan and committed" in his campaign...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, does good work — I won’t call it the Lord’s work — in calling out violations of the 1st Amendment’s religion clauses. But his latest...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), who suggested binding arbitration as a way of ending an impasse that has left about 70% of Los Angeles area residents without TV access to Dodgers games, on Monday provided more details in hopes of bringing pay TV players...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The SportsNet LA debacle is starting to affect Time Warner Cable's bottom line.
Time Warner Cable lowered its revenue projections for 2014 on Thursday because of its inability to distribute SportsNet LA, the new TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel.
"We prefer to reach...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Federal Communications is not happy with Time Warner Cable about the Dodgers TV situation.
In a blistering letter to Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Rob Marcus, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the company for its inability to reach...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Political pressure is mounting on Time Warner Cable to bring an end to the bitter standoff that has prevented many Dodgers fans from watching the team on television this season.
More than a dozen members of Congress and the chairman of the Federal...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The Dodgers may be invisible to most of their fans, but their desperation to dodge the overwhelming criticism of their massively botched TV deal has become palpable.
In the latest news, the Dodgers and partner Time Warner Cable — the new Laurel...