Tim Rutten

Los Angeles Daily News

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Columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News: former reporter and columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman says the Tribune Company’s plan to spin off its newspapers threatens the future of the LA Times.

What Does Tribune's Dividend Payout Mean for the LA Times?

Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman says the Tribune Company’s plan to spin off its newspapers threatens the future of the LA Times.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has  apologized  for decades of protecting child abusers from criminal law. But Archbishop José Gomez has  relieved him of "public duties"  anyway.

The Legacy of Cardinal Roger Mahony

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has apologized for decades of protecting child abusers from criminal law. But Archbishop José Gomez has relieved him of "public duties" anyway.

from Which Way, L.A.?

For some time now, political conventions have been scripted, long-form commercials aimed at selling the candidate to the electorate.

Conventions: Do We Need Them?

For some time now, political conventions have been scripted, long-form commercials aimed at selling the candidate to the electorate.

from To the Point

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Native tribes across the nation are fearful that the Supreme Court may review Brackeen v. Haaland this term.

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

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A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

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