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  • On Election Day, I hugged a Republican

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    November 9, 2012 | 2:06 pm

    So I’ve been quiet lately, election-obsessed, but still trying to work out that ‘non-partisan’ thing in anticipation of becoming a rabbi.  No more need for coyness now.  If you’re my FB friend, you know who I supported (and if the rest of you should guess that my candidate’s name...

  • Cheers turn to jeers at GOP event

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 6, 2012 | 11:58 pm

    Amid life-sized cutouts of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, Republicans gathered in a backroom at the Daily Grill in Santa Monica on Tuesday night to watch Fox News election returns on two large screens. 

    The mood was festive as the evening kicked off with drinks and appetizers and the...

  • Young Persian Jews cool, not cold, on Obama

    By Rob Eshman

    November 6, 2012 | 11:47 pm

    When the networks projected President Barack Obama’s re-election victory Tuesday night, most of the young, partying crowd at The Parlor bar in West Hollywood erupted in raucous cheers.  Except for one section.

    There, a crowd of more than 100 young Persian American Jews remained...

  • Union workers celebrate at Dodger Stadium

    By Ryan Torok

    November 6, 2012 | 11:17 pm

    LAX workers were the first to begin the cheers.

    “Obama! Obama! Obama!”

    It didn’t take long for others to follow when the news broke out at Dodger Stadium on election night that Barack Obama had been re-elected president. That’s where hundreds of supporters gathered as part of a...

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  • Election day in Los Angeles

    By Jay Firestone

    November 6, 2012 | 8:30 pm


  • Election day snapshots

    November 6, 2012 | 7:52 pm

    Beverlywood

    Nettie Price voted for Obama in 2008, and in the past the registered independent has voted mostly a straight Democratic ticket. But not this year.

    Standing outside her polling place at Castle Heights Elementary School in Beverlywood, Price said this time she voted a...

  • Pics and quotes from Sinai Temple

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 6, 2012 | 7:31 pm

    “I have kids who got laid off from their jobs. I have a grandchild who just graduated college who’s having a tough time finding a job, and I just hope things change for the better.”

    - Muriel Perry, who cast her ballot at Sinai Temple this morning


    Dennis Kahan said he voted...