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  • Walters picks up more endorsements

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced more endorsements this week in her campaign for the 45th Congressional District. The election is set for next June. Walters, whose 37th District includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and portions of Huntington Beach and...
  • California delegation split over taking pay during shutdown

    WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the question of whether lawmakers should accept their pay during the federal government shutdown, California’s congressional delegation is, as usual, divided. Some Democrats and Republicans are forgoing their...
  • Government shutdown: Charity will pay military death benefits

    Government shutdown: Charity will pay military death benefits
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and Congress scrambled Wednesday to restore full military death benefits for families to quell a growing controversy as the federal government shutdown delayed assistance even to families of those who have given their lives...
  • California delegation divided on vote to reopen government

    WASHINGTON — California House Republicans on Wednesday split over a measure to end the government shutdown and lift the U.S. borrowing authority, highlighting divisions within GOP ranks over the strategy for reining in federal spending. The vote...
  • For the record

    L.A. Art Show: A For the Record item published in this space on Jan. 30 about the Art Los Angeles Contemporary show running concurrently with the L.A. Art Show misspelled the name of Barker Hangar in Santa Monica as Barket. Immigration policy: An...
  • No Medal of Honor for San Diego Marine killed in Iraq

     
    The secretary of Defense has decided not to overrule his predecessor and posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) announced Wednesday. The decision by Defense Secretary Leon E....
  • Defense chief: Standards not met for Marine Medal of Honor award

     
    In rejecting a recommendation that Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said the evidence in the case falls short of the standards for the nation's highest medal for combat bravery.......
  • Panetta's lifting of women combat ban wins praise

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's announcement that the Pentagon was ending the ban on women serving in combat met with praise in some quarters. Retired Navy Rear Adm. Veronica “Ronne” Froman said she was overjoyed and pleasantly surprised...
  • On anniversary of Iraq war, legislators petition for Medal of Honor for Marine

     
    On the 10th anniversary of the start of U.S.-led operations in Iraq, a bipartisan group of legislators in Washington submitted a resolution calling for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, killed......
  • Congressman renews efforts for Medal of Honor for fallen Marine

     
    Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) is renewing his efforts to have the Medal of Honor awarded to a Marine from San Diego killed in combat in Iraq. In 2008, then-Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ruled the actions of Sgt. Rafael Peralta......
  • Decision on Medal of Honor for San Diego Marine may be near

     
    Eight years ago this week, Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego was killed in Iraq during the battle for Fallouja, the bloodiest house-to-house fighting involving Marines since Vietnam....
  • Bill deals with sailors killed in 1804, Jewish WWI heroes, ship names

     
    A defense bill expected to clear Congress today deals with Jewish American World War I heroes, sailors killed in Tripoli in 1804 and Navy policies for naming ships....