How’s this for a love letter? “Dear Newt,” wrote Washington Post political columnist Dana Milbank in his column a few weeks ago. “You’re the only thing saving us [journalists, that is] from a long spring of despair, the only person who can, by extending the presidential race, drive up our audience and bring us the revenues we so desperately need.
As painful as it is to have a broken heart, there has always been some small comfort in knowing that it is only a feeling, and thus would pass. However, according to a new study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and published January 9th online in the journal Circulation, an unlucky few are prone to a higher risk of heart attack in the weeks after a loved one passes, 21 times greater on the day of a loved one’s death.
With $450 million in cuts to make and everyone unhappy about what’s being trimmed, today’s Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education meeting is bound to be packed. The Los Angeles Times reports that targets for cuts so far include the adult education program, preschool programs, elementary art, summer school, and thousands of staff.
Broadcasting live from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, we check up on how President Obama's speech checks out. And Hollywood's been at the DNC – actors Richard Schiff and Beau Bridges riff on that enduring connection. Also, Comedy Congress’ big wrapup in Charlotte – Diane Sawyer talks about her age and Mike Dukakis talks about what ifs.
It’s old home day at the Democratic Convention... that is, if your home is California. The Golden State’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, southern California Congresswoman Judy Chu, and actor Richard Schiff, he is of "The West Wing" and a new political show called "Chasing the Hill." Plus, a post game analysis of former President Bill Clinton’s address to the Democratic troops.
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