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  • 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...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate
    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Political money is focus of candidates in race to succeed Waxman

    Political money is focus of candidates in race to succeed Waxman
    Money in politics — and proposals for diluting its influence — was a dominant theme during a standing-room-only forum in Torrance on Saturday featuring the large field of candidates to succeed longtime Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills)....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • China, Russia, India and Switzerland Named to Congressional Piracy 'Watch List'

    A congressional caucus has named China, Russia, India and Switzerland as four countries on its piracy "watch list," singled out as countries where there are high levels of copyright infringement and a lack of legal protections. The list was unveiled by...
  • 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...
  • League of Women Voters runs a tight ship, candidate learns

    League of Women Voters runs a tight ship, candidate learns
    The League of Women Voters runs a tight ship, as one of candidates to succeed a retiring congressman found out Saturday. The occasion was a gathering in Torrance organized by three South Bay chapters of the League.  Fourteen of the 17 candidates still...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Bill Bloomfield backs candidates in several hot California races

    Bill Bloomfield backs candidates in several hot California races
    Businessman and philanthropist Bill Bloomfield, who came within eight percentage points of defeating Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in 2012, has backed candidates in several of this year's hottest races. A former longtime Republican who...