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Henry A Waxman

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  • House to seek tougher rules on steroid use in pro sports

    WASHINGTON - Athletes in five major professional sports leagues would be subjected to an unforgiving steroid-testing regimen under terms of legislation to be introduced next week in the House of Representatives. As two days of congressional hearings...
  • GOP effort unlikely to hold up in court

    An extraordinary eleventh-hour maneuver by Republicans in Congress to intervene in the Terri Schiavo saga had no legal precedent and was unlikely to withstand a court challenge, congressional analysts said yesterday. In harsher words, an attorney for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • A Present For Medicare's Birthday

    There are some in Congress who continue to call for benefit cuts for retirees and disabled Americans. For example, there continue to be calls to cut Medicare benefits by raising the age of eligibility, means-testing benefits, requiring home health co-pays...
  • House Democrats seek probe of Motorola's radio contracts

    WASHINGTON Three senior House Democrats on Tuesday asked the Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog to investigate allegations, raised in a McClatchy series, that Motorola's contracting tactics have led state and local governments to squander...
  • Sen. Ted Lieu wants Fox News host to resign over 'xenophobic' remarks

    Sen. Ted Lieu wants Fox News host to resign over 'xenophobic' remarks
    Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.  During an episode of the “The Five,”...
  • Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race

    Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race
    Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky. Last...
  • 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...