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The SwampNewly-installed Fannie Mae CEO Herb Allison, Jr. was national finance chair of John McCain's Republican presidential bid in 2000 and as recently as 2006 he wrote a $5,000 check to McCain's Straight Talk America PAC. But a year later Allison switched his...
The Swampby Mark Silva The president will appear with some well-known celebrity hosts tonight at a Beverly Hills fundraiser for the Democratic Party expected to raise about $3 million. "Obama promised to bring people together,'' the L.A. Times' Tina Daunt notes,.....
Business moguls who favor stricter gun-control laws -- among them Bloomberg LP founder and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, financier George Soros and entertainment honcho David Geffen -- are in the unique position of being able to put their money...
Special to The TimesEvery day on the front lines of medicine, doctors quietly weigh treatments. They consider which ones might help patients and which ones might harm them. And sometimes, rightly or wrongly, which ones might simply please or appease them. I'm a pleaser at...
Tags: Values, Illnesses, Religion and Belief, Health, Ethics
If you're a particular kind of writer, the kind with a taste for "social observation" and a belief in the divine partnership of unbridled humor and unapologetic honesty, Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday, almost certainly fell into the category of Central...
The Hartford CourantSo I'm looking at a painting called "The Scream," which just sold for $119.9 million, when it occurs to me: I could have done that. I mean, all we're talking about here is a central figure with a head shaped like a light bulb. How hard would that be to...
Tags: Carly Simon, Arts, Arts and Culture
Are the Chandlers and Tribune Co. ready to reconcile? A Wall Street Journal report online Thursday said the two sides, at each other's throats earlier this summer, are at the bargaining table. Sources say that hasn't happened, not yet, but it's...
L.A. NOWThis post has been corrected. See below for details. Supporters of Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti are launching an independent campaign to raise and spend money on his behalf in an effort to even the playing field with his......
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown may have just rejoined the campaign trail for Proposition 30 this week, but campaign finance filings indicate he's been busy dialing for dollars this month. The governor's tax initiative has raked in more than $4 million since......
FrameworkThree different bodies of work created by the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe at LACMA...
L.A. NOWThe early money leader in the race for seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education is school board president Monica Garcia. Financial data released Thursday show that Garcia raised $174,288 last year, far outdistancing the combined total of four......
L.A. NOWEntertainment industry executives and labor unions—including one representing city utility workers--are joining forces to mount an independent TV ad campaign to promote the Los Angeles mayoral candidacy of City Controller Wendy Greuel, a top advisor...
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