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August 26, 2012 | Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times
When Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) billowed onto the national political stage in Norfolk, Va., as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate this month, the reaction was swift and unanimous - at least among the fashion-focused. Press pundits, fashion critics and men's magazines bemoaned sartorial missteps such as a suit jacket so voluminous and ill-fitting it could have been inspired by David Byrne's "Stop Making Sense" suit. Kurt Soller, writing for Esquire, described Ryan's get-up as "a trash-bag black suit with a silhouette that would be great - if you were Herman Munster.
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August 26, 2012 | Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times
When Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) billowed onto the national political stage in Norfolk, Va., as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate this month, the reaction was swift and unanimous - at least among the fashion-focused. Press pundits, fashion critics and men's magazines bemoaned sartorial missteps such as a suit jacket so voluminous and ill-fitting it could have been inspired by David Byrne's "Stop Making Sense" suit. Kurt Soller, writing for Esquire, described Ryan's get-up as "a trash-bag black suit with a silhouette that would be great - if you were Herman Munster.
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August 12, 2000 | TED ROHRLICH and HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The first protesters arrested in connection with the upcoming Democratic National Convention announced their own zero-tolerance policy Friday, alleging in a suit that the Los Angeles Police Department had trampled on their rights.
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April 25, 1991 | MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tom Liegler, the top executive of the San Diego Convention Center, abruptly resigned his $117,000-a-year job Wednesday after allegations that he held half a dozen private parties at the center at taxpayer expense that included his family and friends. Liegler, 63, the general manager of the Convention Center since 1985, submitted his resignation, effective in 30 days, because "recent events have affected my ability to manage the center effectively," he said in a prepared statement.
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June 23, 1996 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The big television news this summer is NBC's presentation of the Summer Olympic Games from Atlanta (July 19 through Aug. 4) and the networks' and PBS' coverage of the Republic National Convention (Aug. 12-15) and the Democratic Convention (Aug. 26-29). But those aren't the only alternatives to reruns. There are several new series, documentaries, movies and specials in the offing for the hot summer days and nights--most of them on cable.
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May 16, 1995 | LIANNE HART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They must surely be among America's most unlikely neighbors: a busy abortion clinic and the national headquarters of Operation Rescue, side by side in a secluded office complex in the northeastern part of this city. The clinic, called A Choice for Women, employs as its marketing director Norma McCorvey--the pseudonymous Jane Roe of the landmark Supreme Court case that affirmed a constitutional right to abortion.
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