January 16, 2000 |
Calling for greater racial harmony, Vice President Al Gore on Saturday excoriated Texas Gov. George W. Bush for not opposing the display of the Confederate flag over South Carolina's state capitol, accusing the GOP presidential front-runner of "playing" to supporters who hold "hateful attitudes."
April 18, 2000 |
Voters drawn to insurgent presidential candidates John McCain and Bill Bradley may still be mourning their losses at the polls. But no one should cry for their media consultants. Buried in recent financial reports is a point often overlooked in the business of politics: Media advisors always win. Each of the media firms that worked on television commercials for the presidential candidates made more than $500,000, the bulk of it paid from October through February, interviews and records show.
October 24, 2006 |
A new Republican Party television ad featuring a scantily clad white woman winking and inviting a black candidate to "call me" is drawing charges of race-baiting, with critics saying it contradicts a landmark GOP statement last year that the party was wrong in past decades to use racial appeals to win support from white voters.
October 28, 1994 |
In an extraordinary meeting with an invited group of black journalists and other African Americans, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rejected suggestions that his opinions have hurt blacks or that he has forgotten his roots. "I am not an Uncle Tom," he answered when asked about selling out to whites, according to a report in Thursday's Washington Afro-American newspaper that was confirmed by several people who were at the Wednesday meeting. "I do not pay attention to that nonsense.
August 7, 2000 |
Vice President Al Gore neared a decision on his running mate Sunday as he held a closed-door meeting with his closest advisors to discuss the matter. Gore convened the high-level session in a hotel suite immediately upon arriving here late Sunday afternoon following a flight from Long Island, N.Y.
December 27, 2013 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SPECIALS WWE Tribute to the Troops Pro wrestling's brawlers and beauties are joined by rock music's Daughtry, ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and others in this annual salute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces....
June 8, 2008 |
Since it was pretty clear that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama wasn't going to withdraw from the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in the face of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's admirably annoying tenacity, it fell to the New York senator to adjust to a harsh political reality that a year ago was absolutely unthinkable: She lost. So, when did Hillary Clinton get the first hint of defeat? When she kept losing caucuses? When she didn't wrap up the super prize by Feb. 5?
December 12, 2009
TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Nobel Peace Prize; global warming: author Thomas L. Friedman ("Hot, Flat and Crowded"). Jobs; White House guests: Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jobs, healthcare: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine; Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. Climate change: Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.); Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.). (N) 3 p.m. CNN SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning Jill Biden; Paul McCartney; animator Willis Pyle.
December 19, 2009
TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Healthcare: David Axelrod, White House advisor. Wall Street bankers: Valerie Jarrett, White House advisor. Wall Street bankers: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) (N) 3 p.m. CNN This Week With George Stephanopoulos: The Year in Politics Highlights of 2009 include big political stories and interviews with newsmakers. (N) 4 p.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today (N)