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  • Race to succeed Henry Waxman gains candidate, momentum

    The list of would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) continued to grow on Monday. Attorney Barbara Mulvaney, a fomer senior trial attorney for the United Nations Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and on the staff of the State...
  • State officials pan for gold in D.C.

    State officials pan for gold in D.C.
    Last month, a flock of Californians streamed through Washington's halls of power seeking federal money for the state's slumping economy, gridlocked transportation system and troubled schools. To their delight, they found a Democratic administration with a...
  • Congress makes history for the wrong reasons

    Congress makes history for the wrong reasons
    This congressional session is historic: It's the least productive, most unpopular in memory, and makes the 80th Congress, famously labeled "do nothing" by President Harry Truman, appear prolific. For the first time, public approval of Congress is...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll conference committee

     
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to......
  • Gulf oil spill: Congressional hearings begin with attack on BP

     
    Greeted by signs that proclaimed “BP kills,” the company's chief executive, Tony Hayward, came to Congress on Thursday to apologize for his and the company’s role in the nation’s worst environmental disaster. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills)...
  • VA commits $20 million to convert West L.A. building into homeless facility

     
    The federal Department of Veterans Affairs has approved $20 million in funding to convert an unused building at the West Los Angeles VA campus into therapeutic housing for chronically homeless veterans -- a plan that has been years in the......
  • Wednesday's TV Talk Shows: Steve Carell on 'The Colbert Report'

     
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  • Gulf oil spill: BP made 'reckless decisions' in Gulf drilling, Waxman says

     
    House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) on Thursday assailed BP for a "series of reckless decisions" that led to the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon that killed 11 people and started the worst offshore oil......
  • Gulf oil spill: Salazar defends moratorium on deep-water drilling

     
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday that there were "corners that were cut" by BP in drilling its Gulf of Mexico well, and that "prior administration and this administration have not......
  • Gulf oil: new explosion boosts support for moratorium

     
    The new explosion on a gulf oil production platform Thursday revved up support for the Obama administration’s moratorium on deepwater drilling, just as oil companies were mounting an offensive against the measure. “Today’s news comes as no surprise,...
  • Lenders face pressure in California to stop foreclosures

     
    Lenders are coming under increasing pressure in California to halt foreclosures. Two advocacy groups -- the Los Angeles-based Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment and the Greenlining Institute of Berkeley -- this week called for a California...
  • Waxman and Feinstein renew push for homeless vets

     
    The lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union filed against the Veterans Administration last week reflects a split among local leaders over how best to solve the problem of homelessness among local veterans. On one side are such governmental...