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Matt Pearce

Los Angeles Times

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Recent articles by Matt:

Joel Rogosin, 'Knight Rider' and 'Magnum P.I.' producer, dies of coronavierus complications

Rogosin's longest-running success was the classic TV western 'The Virginian' → Read More

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race, ending a campaign that changed the course of Democratic politics. → Read More

VA, Bureau of Prisons stocking up on unproven coronavirus drug

The VA and Bureau of Prisons are stocking up on the anti-malarial drug touted by President Trump to fight COVID-19. It's unproven against the coronavirus. → Read More

States aren't playing on the same team in the coronavirus crisis

In fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. is going to live and die by its decentralized public health system. → Read More

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is on Joe Biden’s list of candidates for vice president

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who has drawn attention for her scrapes with President Donald Trump over the government’s coronavirus response, is on Joe Biden’s list of vice presidential candidates. → Read More

Biden says Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is on his list for vice president

Former Vice President Joe Biden says Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is on his shortlist for vice president should he win the Democratic presidential nomination. → Read More

Arizona, Florida primaries may test Biden's efforts to win over Latinos

Latinos have mostly been backing Bernie Sanders. If Joe Biden secures the Democratic presidential nomination, he'll need those voters against Trump. → Read More

Joe Biden commits to picking a woman as running mate

At the Democratic presidential debate, Joe Biden commits to picking a woman as his running mate. Bernie Sanders says he most likely would. → Read More

Coronavirus is changing political campaigning as we know it

Because of the coronavirus, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, even President Trump, have stopped holding rallies. Louisiana postponed its presidential primary. And forget about canvassing door to door. → Read More

Louisiana delays presidential primary because of the coronavirus

Louisiana has delayed its presidential primary because of coronavirus. → Read More

Sanders would honor Biden delegate lead if contested convention occurs

Bernie Sanders says he would support a Joe Biden candidacy if the former vice president goes to the Democratic National Convention with the most delegates but not a majority. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg drops out of the Democratic presidential campaign

Pete Buttigieg has dropped out of the Democratic presidential race, ending the improbable and historic campaign of the former mayor of South Bend, Ind. → Read More

The 2020 race could become the coronavirus election. Is America ready?

A coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. could become the most important issue of the 2020 presidential election, potentially affecting the economy, campaigning and voting. → Read More

Bernie Sanders takes heat for praising communist Cuba's literacy rates

Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking criticism from other Democratic presidential candidates for his past comments about communist Cuba. → Read More

The casino caucus: In an ornate Las Vegas ballroom, hotel workers flex political power on a lunch break

On Nevada caucus day, casino workers use their lunch breaks to make their voices heard in the Democratic presidential contest held in a Las Vegas ballroom. → Read More

Will there be more presidential caucus chaos? 'Nevada is just praying'

Democratic officials and presidential campaigns in Nevada are desperately hoping to avoid another caucus meltdown like the one this month in Iowa. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar's mission in Nevada: 'I have to get people to know me'

Fresh off a surprise New Hampshire showing, Amy Klobuchar campaigns in Nevada. → Read More

Welcome back to Nevada, Democrats. The locals have missed you

It's a whole different Democratic presidential race in Nevada. → Read More

Caucus tourists ask: Why should Iowans have all the fun?

Tourists are flocking to Iowa to see the Democratic presidential candidates and the caucuses. → Read More

On eve of the Iowa caucuses, Democrats play to voter nostalgia and fatigue

Democratic candidates, in a final push of Iowa campaigning before Monday's caucuses, appealed to voters' excitement and fatigue from a prolonged campaign. → Read More