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Henry A Waxman

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  • Palmeiro learned of failed test in May

    While Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro chased historic hit No. 3,000 last month, he did so with the knowledge that he had failed a drug test. According to a source familiar with the chronology, Palmeiro tested positive for a steroid in May and...
  • Baseball stars are refused immunity

    WASHINGTON - A House committee refused yesterday to grant immunity to any of a half-dozen current and former baseball stars expected as mostly reluctant witnesses today for a hearing aimed at uncovering the truth about steroid use in their sport. The...
  • 'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise

    'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise
    Near the end of "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security," author Ann Hagedorn recommends that President Dwight D. Eisenhower's famous warning in 1961 about the rise of the "military-industrial complex" should be updated. In the 21st...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • Supervisor Knabe, a Republican, endorses Democrat Lieu for Congress

    Supervisor Knabe, a Republican, endorses Democrat Lieu for Congress
     Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, a Republican, on Tuesday endorsed state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), over Lieu's GOP competitor for a Westside-South Bay congressional district seat. "Ted Lieu and I have worked closely over the years to bring...
  • Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest

    Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest
    Two Democratic attorneys battling for an open state Senate seat in coastal Los Angeles County have been successful at tapping cash from supporters, they reported Thursday. Ben Allen has a fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke as the two compete in the...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on Dodgers TV situation

    The Federal Communications is not happy with Time Warner Cable about the Dodgers TV situation. In a blistering letter to Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Rob Marcus, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the company for its inability to reach...
  • FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
  • Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola

    Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola
    A protest by a small two-way radio manufacturer has stalled an FBI plan to hand a sole-source contract worth up to $500 million to emergency communications giant Motorola Solutions Inc., mainly to upgrade the bureau's 30-year-old network. FBI contracting...
  • Missing: Fringe political parties under the top-two primary system

    Missing: Fringe political parties under the top-two primary system
    So, is the electoral deck stacked even more for Democrats and Republicans under California's top-two primary system? Judging by the secretary of state’s Statement of Vote released Monday for the June 3 primaries, the answer is, yes. It turns out...
  • Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries

    Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries
    Some unsuccessful candidates for House seats in California outspent at least one of their winning rivals in the June 3 primary, reports filed with the Federal Election Commission showed this week. In most of the state's 53 congressional districts, the...
  • Ex-WGA President Patric Verrone Outpaced in State Senate Race

    Patric Verrone's three-month campaign for a California State Senate seat has come to an end after gaining meager support among voters in West Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Santa Monica. With 18% of ballots counted in Tuesday's primary, the TV writer...