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  • Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
  • Honda challenger Ro Khanna takes his campaign to TV with ad

    Honda challenger Ro Khanna takes his campaign to TV with ad
    Democrat Ro Khanna, who is mounting a same-party challenge this year to longtime Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose), has launched his first television ad, the Khanna campaign announced Tuesday. In the ad, Khanna, who formerly worked in the U.S Commerce...
  • Former WGA Prez Patric Verrone's Senate Campaign Raises Less, Spends Less Than Rivals

    Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 -- far smaller amounts than his rivals. Verrone announced earlier this month that he was seeking...
  • Rep. Schiff sends letter expressing concerns about lack of progress reducing helicopter noise

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta on Monday, saying that they have yet to see any demonstrated or significant progress toward reducing helicopter...
  • U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price

    U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company Thursday, Rep....
  • 21 file to seek Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat

    21 file to seek Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat
    As political frays go, the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman is going to be a crowded, eclectic doozy. No fewer than 21 people — most of them lacking any public profile — have applied to appear on the June 3 primary ballot in that...
  • U.S. is said to probe GM recall

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...
  • Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California

     Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California
    Monday is opening day, of sorts, in the 2014 election season. In the races for governor and seven other statewide offices, for Congress and the Legislature, and for four key Los Angeles County offices, everything up until now has been a kind of...
  • San Fernando Valley will be key in race to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky

    San Fernando Valley will be key in race to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky
    Kim Gutierrez needs help keeping a growing population of homeless men from chasing down customers at her Studio City doughnut shop. A few miles north, Alma Dellafuente is frustrated having to wait weeks — sometimes months — for specialized...
  • Republican ex-L.A. Mayor Riordan endorses Democrat Lieu in House race

    Republican ex-L.A. Mayor Riordan endorses Democrat Lieu in House race
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, a Republican, has thrown his support behind state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Riordan, a moderate and pragmatist who has sometimes...
  • Former WGA West President Patric Verrone to Run for State Senate

    Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone, the leader of the WGA's raucous 2007-08 strike, is seeking a seat in the California State Senate. Verrone is one of six Democratic candidates who have filed to succeed Democrat State...
  • Aides to Hillary Clinton in 1993: No lunch, and show 'driving determination'

    Hillary Clinton’s ambitious endeavor to reform the healthcare system in 1993 required some bare-knuckled politics, and aides to the former first lady were blunt about the political stagecraft required to get things done as they guided her through...