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October 9, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, Times Staff Writer
If there's a place where voters ought to be wary of what arrives in their mailbox just before an election, it is the South Bay's own 53rd Assembly District. History shows that voters in the traditionally Democratic district of Hawthorne, Gardena, Lawndale, Carson, Harbor Gateway and Dominguez have received some of most vicious political hit mail in California.
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November 19, 1993 | TED JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Now that the House of Representatives has passed the North American Free Trade Agreement, South Bay politicians, interest groups and consultants disagree on whether the political fallout will last long. The three Democratic South Bay Congress members, Rep. Jane Harman (D-Marina del Rey), Rep. Walter R. Tucker III (D-Compton) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), all voted against it, despite intense lobbying from the White House. Only Rep.
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November 19, 1993 | TED JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Now that the House of Representatives has passed the North American Free Trade Agreement, South Bay politicians, interest groups and consultants disagree on whether the political fallout will last long. The three Democratic South Bay Congress members, Rep. Jane Harman (D-Marina del Rey), Rep. Walter R. Tucker III (D-Compton) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), all voted against it, despite intense lobbying from the White House. Only Rep.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN
In presidential politics, the fight for California is on, and the South Bay is one of the critical battlegrounds. If Democrat Michael S. Dukakis is to have any chance of beating Republican George Bush in the nation's largest state, he must capture those Democrats who voted for Ronald Reagan in the last two presidential elections. The South Bay is filled with tens of thousands of so-called Reagan Democrats who abandoned the party in 1980 and 1984 and propelled Reagan to the White House.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, Times Staff Writer
The high-stakes Republican primary battle between Assemblyman Gerald N. Felando and challenger Deane Dana III has turned ugly in the past week as the two candidates slug it out in slick "hit piece" mailers that slam each other's record and character. In the past week alone, Republican households have been blitzed by no fewer than three mailers each from the Felando and Dana campaigns, filled with charges and countercharges and shrill accusations of lies and distortions by the other side.
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April 2, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Tom Martin, 61, a longtime field deputy to former state Sen. Bob Beverly (R-Long Beach) and Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, died Friday of complications from cancer, Knabe's office announced. Martin, the son of a Manhattan Beach city manager who was immersed in South Bay politics, started his career in 1969 as an administrative assistant to Beverly, who had just been elected to the state Assembly.
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December 20, 1990 | DAVID NELSON
To use one holiday to promote another isn't all that easy to manage, but Sandra Schafer seems to have pulled it off Sunday. Luckily for Schafer, however, Christmas and Valentine's Day have a few things in common.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, Times Staff Writer
If there's a place where voters ought to be wary of what arrives in their mailbox just before an election, it is the South Bay's own 53rd Assembly District. History shows that voters in the traditionally Democratic district of Hawthorne, Gardena, Lawndale, Carson, Harbor Gateway and Dominguez have received some of most vicious political hit mail in California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN
In presidential politics, the fight for California is on, and the South Bay is one of the critical battlegrounds. If Democrat Michael S. Dukakis is to have any chance of beating Republican George Bush in the nation's largest state, he must capture those Democrats who voted for Ronald Reagan in the last two presidential elections. The South Bay is filled with tens of thousands of so-called Reagan Democrats who abandoned the party in 1980 and 1984 and propelled Reagan to the White House.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1988 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, Times Staff Writer
The high-stakes Republican primary battle between Assemblyman Gerald N. Felando and challenger Deane Dana III has turned ugly in the past week as the two candidates slug it out in slick "hit piece" mailers that slam each other's record and character. In the past week alone, Republican households have been blitzed by no fewer than three mailers each from the Felando and Dana campaigns, filled with charges and countercharges and shrill accusations of lies and distortions by the other side.
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May 13, 1993 | MARTIN MILLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fresh from a runoff victory, Redondo Beach Mayor Brad Parton said Wednesday that his reelection has shored up his once shaky standing in South Bay politics. Parton's political stock had been sliding since November, when he was defeated in a bitter battle for a state Assembly seat by Democrat Debra Bowen of Venice.
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March 1, 1992 | DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
These are the final days when the political pace quickens, the campaigning gets nasty and mailboxes brim with brochures promising everything to all. And this year, the campaign finale to the Torrance City Council election Tuesday has become the most hard-driving--and hard-hitting--in recent memory.
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