Don Frederick

Political Editor, Los Angeles Times

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Political editor in the Washington Bureau of the Los Angeles Times, and blogger at the paper's Top of the Ticket

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Over the weekend,  John McCain  said  Barack Obama 's "word cannot be trusted."  Retired General Wesley Clark, supporting Obama,  said about McCain , "I don't think riding in a fighter…

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Over the weekend, John McCain said Barack Obama 's "word cannot be trusted."  Retired General Wesley Clark, supporting Obama, said about McCain , "I don't think riding in a fighter…

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