Peter Jamison

Washington Post

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Peter Jamison covers politics and government for the Washington Post. He is a former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering the mayor's office and a former staff writer for the Tampa Bay Times.

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Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is  in critical condition  after being shot during a blaze of gunfire this morning during practice for a charity baseball game.

Congressman, 4 others injured in shooting at GOP baseball practice

Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is in critical condition after being shot during a blaze of gunfire this morning during practice for a charity baseball game.

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The LA City Ethics Commission says it cannot confirm or deny whether there will be an investigation of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, after an official endorsement went out yesterday of…

A Mayoral Endorsement Flap

The LA City Ethics Commission says it cannot confirm or deny whether there will be an investigation of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, after an official endorsement went out yesterday of…

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When protesters against the LAPD's killing of a mentally ill black man gathered outside Mayor Eric Garcetti's Hancock Park mansion, he went out the back door.

Mayor Garcetti Facing Heat over His Schedule

When protesters against the LAPD's killing of a mentally ill black man gathered outside Mayor Eric Garcetti's Hancock Park mansion, he went out the back door.

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