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  • 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...
  • What do you call 7 lbs. of campaign mail for 3 voters?

    What do you call 7 lbs. of campaign mail for 3 voters?
    We're conscientious voters in my household, never missing a chance to cast a ballot. And that's probably why, in the final weeks before elections, we find our mailbox flooded with a tsunami of political advertisements. In the recent primary, for example,...
  • Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?

    Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?
    In politics, there are few positions that are simultaneously more desirable and more vulnerable than that of the “inevitable” candidate. Candidates seen as near-certain winners have an easier time raising money, because donors want to...
  • After strong primary showings, 3 Republicans now face tough fights

    After strong primary showings, 3 Republicans now face tough fights
    For Republicans used to watching their party's long slide in California, a recent luncheon at a Torrance hotel offered up a serving of hope. The three featured speakers were Republicans who had done the unexpected: finish first in primaries in deep-blue...
  • A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance

    A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance
    Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality. Naturally, it has no chance of...
  • Democrats' Net Neutrality Bill Faces Long Odds

    Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to require that the FCC ban paid prioritization agreements between Internet providers and content companies, even though the bill will have trouble getting very far in...
  • Lieu and Carr did best in South Bay, Times vote analysis shows

    Lieu and Carr did best in South Bay, Times vote analysis shows
    In the crowded June 3 primary to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), front-runners Elan Carr and Ted Lieu did best in the South Bay, according to a Times analysis of election results. Former Los Angeles city Controller Wendy Greuel, a...
  • Henry Waxman endorses state Sen. Ted Lieu to succeed him in Congress

    Henry Waxman endorses state Sen. Ted Lieu to succeed him in Congress
    Retiring U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) has endorsed Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance to succeed him. Lieu's campaign issued a news release about the endorsement on Thursday. "Ted Lieu is my choice to represent us in Congress,"...
  • Some of the hottest congressional campaigns do battle in California

    Some of the hottest congressional campaigns do battle in California
    A Republican first-time candidate and a Democratic state senator from the South Bay emerged from Tuesday's primary as the two fall contenders to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in a liberal, wealthy, Westside-dominated...
  • Democrats Allen and Fluke in runoff for 26th Senate District

    Democrats Ben Allen and Sandra Fluke will face off in the November general election as the top two-vote getters among eight candidates in Tuesday’s primary election for the 26th District state Senate seat in Los Angeles County. The seat is open...
  • Democrats finish strong in primary, but GOP takes hope from results

    Led by Gov. Jerry Brown, California Democrats finished strong across the board in Tuesday’s primary election, but Republicans performed well enough in premiere races to indicate the GOP’s long, cold political winter in the state may be...
  • 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...