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  • Reader challenge... fill in the blanks

     
    Have some class, Tammy. Have some grace.... U.S. Rep Joe Walsh, complaining about challenger Tammy Duckworth's ads calling him a deadbeat dad. Being told "have some class" by Joe Walsh is like being told __________ by ___________....
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012

     
    I am now tallying these results and will present an aggregated prediction Monday afternoon, listen to "Mondays With Johnny" at 12:30 on WGN-AM 720 and I may try to slip them in. The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday’s......
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012 results

     
    The winner of this year’s coveted yet imaginary Crystal Blog trophy for most accurate election forecast is local gay activist, physician and author Carlos T. Mock, who correctly named the winner in all six races in the contest and correctly......
  • What I’m Thankful For: A Newfound Diversity in Congress

     
    There is much to be thankful for in the wake of the 2012 election. Yes, we re-elected a president who believes in equality for all citizens and that we all should have equal opportunity, but beyond that, the shifts in our Congress are both remarkable...
  • Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe

    Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe
    WASHINGTON — A trip to Taiwan that Rep. Peter Roskam took with his wife in 2011 has been referred to the House ethics committee at the urging of an outside panel that found he may have violated House rules and federal law in accepting the $25,000-...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • Around Town: Unafraid thoughts for the new year

    Despite the virtually unlivable traffic conditions on the west side of Los Angeles, most Westside Angelenos posit that their neighborhoods are the best in the county. This regional chauvinism cuts across all demographics and ethnicities. I once heard a...
  • Ousted U.S. Rep Joe Walsh holds last town hall meeting

    Ousted U.S. Rep Joe Walsh holds last town hall meeting
    Republican Rep. Joe Walsh may have lost reelection last month, but at his final town hall meeting Saturday he showed he had lost none of the passion that made him a tea party favorite in Congress. More than 100 mostly ardent supporters squeezed into the...
  • 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)...
  • Walsh, Duckworth clash on Medicare, abortion

    Walsh, Duckworth clash on Medicare, abortion
    Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth used the final face-to-face meeting of their campaign Thursday night to stress differences over the future of Medicare, a program she said should be a “guarantee” but one he...
  • Walsh backtracks slightly on abortion comments

    Walsh backtracks slightly on abortion comments
    Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh backtracked slightly on his controversial remarks about abortion, saying today that there are “very rare circumstances” in which a pregnant woman may need to undergo an abortion to save her life. The comment...
  • Walsh brings son to press conference to counter 'deadbeat' claim

    Walsh brings son to press conference to counter 'deadbeat' claim
    Republican Rep. Joe Walsh again called on Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth to leave his family out of their contentious campaign, even as he got his eldest son involved by featuring him at a Tuesday news conference. At issue is a series of TV ads...