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February 24, 2013 | By Christi Parsons
Tommy Vietor was the first youthful convert to pack his bags, leave home and sign on to the Barack Obama campaign, joining the Chicago operation before his boss, then running for the Senate, had even given the convention speech by which the rest of Democratic America would discover him. He rose from driver of a press van across rural Illinois to fixture of the White House situation room. Now, the 32-year-old is contemplating something new -- a future not working for Obama. Amid the high-level departures and appointments of Obama's second term, a quieter changing of the guard is taking place farther down the food chain.
November 9, 2012 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week Nov. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies       SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews Show Second term; why GOP lost: Bob Woodward, the Washington Post; Helene Cooper, the New York Times; Kathleen Parker, the Washington Post; David Ignatius, the Washington Post. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC, Sunday 5:30 a.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET Today (N)
February 8, 2008
This week John McCain racked up key victories, and now it appears inevitable he will win the Republican Party's presidential nomination. But last summer many pundits were doubtful. Here are some assessments from then: * "McCain is as relevant as Britney Spears. No one takes him seriously anymore," said Rick Shafton, a New Jersey Republican pollster, in the Washington Times.
June 11, 1993
David Gergen, the newly appointed White House counselor, is resigning from all boards, commissions and organizations--including the exclusive, men-only Bohemian Club near San Francisco. His resignation is appropriate. Public officials have no business in clubs that discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin or ethnicity.
November 9, 1994 | From Associated Press
Resigning from his post as a top Clinton Administration adviser, Republican David Gergen says "acrimony and anger have reached new lows in Washington" because of unrelenting GOP opposition. In his resignation letter to President Clinton released Tuesday, Gergen said that when he joined the Democratic Administration in May, 1993, he was convinced it was essential "that we move beyond the scorching partisanship of the past."
December 19, 1998 | LEE HARRIS
Today "Today": Homemade gift wrap and decorations; Val Kilmer ("The Prince of Egypt"); chef David Rosengarten, 5 a.m. KNBC. "Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields": Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.), 2:30 p.m. CNN. "Tony Brown's Journal": Public education, 3:30 p.m. KCET. "Capital Gang": Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), 4 p.m. CNN. "Larry King Weekend": The Rev. Robert Schuller; Evan Thomas, Newsweek; David Gergen, U.S. News & World Report, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN. "McLaughlin Group": Iraq; impeachment, 6:30 p.m. KNBC.
June 5, 1994 | from Associated Press
The White House moved quickly Saturday to reject a new book's characterization of President Clinton as following the lead of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on economic matters. Robert E. Rubin, chairman of Clinton's National Economic Council, said the President "relates to Alan Greenspan the same way he relates" to other policy experts, by hearing their views and then making his own decisions.
September 24, 2000
* David Gergen, White House advisor to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton, will discuss his new book, "Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership from Nixon to Clinton," at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. General admission for the lecture is $7. A public book signing will be held at 11:30 a.m. (714) 993-5075.
March 3, 1985 | KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writer
Chrysler Corp. Chairman Lee A. Iacocca, speaking as one who has engineered a dramatic turnaround of his own, told more than 130 House Democrats on Saturday that political success lies in borrowing a cause from Republicans. "I believe they are losing their grip on this (economic) growth issue, and it's yours to grab," Iacocca, a registered Republican, told the House Democratic Caucus.
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