Former editorial writer Andrew Malcolm handles the West Coast, Washington bureau editor Don Frederick the east for Top of the Ticket.
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You'll find those nuggets right here, posted several times a day. Many of us talk back to our TV screens. Well, here you can be heard. Add your comments. Anytime. We'll even be commenting on your comments.
No word yet on a continuation of the Sacramento-based Political Muscle.
* But!: The Times Sacramento bureau has hired Michael Rothfeld from Newsday to cover Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. On Long Island he has won awards for aggressive coverage of the county legislature, police unions and race for governor. Romenesko memos