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MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
Government officials and politicians Spencer M. Williams, 85; federal judge in San Francisco, appointed by President Nixon, who advocated for judges' interests (Jan. 3) Houston I. Flournoy, 78; GOP assemblyman and controller in California who lost the...
The Swampby Mark Silva President Bush is signing some big bills today before Congress leaves town at week's end: This morning, Bush signed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act, aimed at easing the home mortgage crisis but also making the federal......
Tags: Politics, Laura Bush, Health, Diplomacy, Government
The Swampby Katie Fretland Barack Obama today boasted about a bill in "my committee,'' a committee on which he has no seat. While speaking to the press in the Israeli town of Sderot, Obama mistakenly put the U.S. Senate banking committee......
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Government, Local Government, Parliament
Insurance profits versus patients Re "Doctors balk at request for data," Feb. 12 The attempt by Blue Cross to enlist doctors as informants was an effort to prevent those sick enough to require coverage from getting it. This letter to doctors was only...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThey wear black-vested uniforms and rally for the fatherland. Their red and white striped armbands remind many here of the fascist thugs who did the Nazis' dirty work in wartime Hungary. Formed last year, the Hungarian Guard is the latest specimen of...
Tags: Politics, Slovakia, European Union, Government, Tracy
Since 9/11, the United States has placed greater importance on backing a Pakistani leader who will fight Islamic terrorism than on encouraging democracy for that troubled nation. The result is a country that is no more democratic and is now dangerously...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA week after lawmakers shamed its executives as moral "pygmies," Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday reached an out-of-court settlement with the families of two Chinese journalists thrown into jail for dissidence after the company disclosed their identities to local...
Tags: Politics, Justice and Rights, Family, Government, Journalism
As one whose own family was decimated by the Holocaust, I respond very personally to charges that I would deny the existence of savage acts of inhumanity against a group of people because of ethnic, religious or racial differences -- be they Jews,...
Tags: Christianity, Venice, The Holocaust (1934-1945), Iraq, Crimes
'While there are significant long-term risks associated with such contractual arrangements, the well-informed actor, motivated by some historically recognized intangibilities -- maximization of regalement, binary association, et al -- finds that those...
Tribune staff reportersThe rolling surf of the Pacific Ocean crashes onto white sand beaches below a lush hillside in southwest Nicaragua, a picture of tropical paradise by anyone's definition. These days, paradise is for sale. Contact the seller, Rep. Jerry Weller (R-Ill.)....
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