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July 25, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
House Speaker Tom Foley moved Tuesday to delay a key vote on the National Endowment for the Arts as an unexpected bipartisan partnership surfaced in support of a moderate approach to spare the NEA from severe content control restrictions. The combination of actions occurred in a quickly developing, daylong series of events that saw the emergence of a loose coalition involving Rep. Pat Williams (D-Mont.), a key leader of House arts supporters, and Rep.
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July 25, 1990 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
House Speaker Tom Foley moved Tuesday to delay a key vote on the National Endowment for the Arts as an unexpected bipartisan partnership surfaced in support of a moderate approach to spare the NEA from severe content control restrictions. The combination of actions occurred in a quickly developing, daylong series of events that saw the emergence of a loose coalition involving Rep. Pat Williams (D-Mont.), a key leader of House arts supporters, and Rep.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 2003
Cruz Bustamante The state's lieutenant governor, Cruz Bustamante, 50, was cast into limbo by Gov. Gray Davis when, early in his term, he took issue with the governor on an issue related to Proposition 187, the anti-illegal-immigration initiative that voters passed in 1994. Born in Dinuba in the San Joaquin Valley, Bustamante went to Sacramento as an assemblyman in 1993 and was Assembly speaker from 1996 to 1998. He earned his spurs in Democratic politics by serving on the staff of Rep.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 2003 | Joe Mathews and Peter Y. Hong, Times Staff Writers
Arnold Schwarzenegger announces he's running for governor -- on the "Tonight Show." From his wheelchair, Larry Flynt says he'll be the next governor because Californians are progressive enough to elect a pornographer. Angelyne, Hollywood's self-made billboard celebrity, has taken out papers. The New York Times, Newsweek and National Public Radio have all called this state and its inhabitants crazy in recent weeks.
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August 9, 2003 | Dan Morain, Nick Anderson and Megan Garvey, Times Staff Writers
California Democrats, still vowing to defeat the recall of Gov. Gray Davis, moved closer on Friday to embracing Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante as their best backup candidate. Prominent party leaders urged the other high-profile Democrat who says he intends to run, state Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi, to bow out, but Garamendi brushed aside the entreaties.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2003
These Californians filed nomination documents with county registrars before Saturday's 5 p.m. deadline, a key step toward appearing on the ballot in the Oct. 7 recall election. Their ranks include professional politicians, a radiologist, a nuclear engineer, an adult education teacher, a porn star and a 100-year-old woman from Long Beach. The availability of information and photographs of candidates varied Saturday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 2003
The race to replace Gov. Gray Davis has drawn 135 candidates, a colorful cross-section of Californians that includes a handful of veteran politicians sprinkled amid a sea of novices. Some are using the historic moment to promote causes such as fuel-efficient cars or college tuition fee reductions; others admit they are in the race mainly to promote themselves. Three well-known contenders have pushed to the front of the pack in recent polls: Lt. Gov.
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