Evan Halper

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Evan Halper is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times, based in Washington, DC. He formerly served as the Times' Sacramento Bureau Chief.

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It should come as no surprise that your phone is tracking you when you’re shopping online. But now you can be tracked based on where you go in the real world, like a political rally.

Political candidates are learning a lot about you -- thanks to your phone tracking you

It should come as no surprise that your phone is tracking you when you’re shopping online. But now you can be tracked based on where you go in the real world, like a political rally.

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Women had a major impact on the midterm elections. So did $5 billion in campaign spending.

The Voting is Over, but the Campaign Continues

Women had a major impact on the midterm elections. So did $5 billion in campaign spending.

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California takes on the White House, head on

Whether its marijuana, immigration, offshore drilling or border security, California and the Trump Administration continue to find themselves on the opposite side of major policy…

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