Conservative publisher Andrew Breitbart dies in Los Angeles at 43

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | 12:04 p.m. CST; updated 12:12 p.m. CST, Thursday, March 1, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart, who was behind investigations that led to the resignations of former Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York and former U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod, has died in Los Angeles. He was 43.