| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:20 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
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,"...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown finished first Tuesday in the California Primary, easily advancing to the general election while Republicans Neel Kashkari and Tim Donnelly battled for the second spot on the November ballot.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Atty. Gen....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:44 AM
Two of Southern California's hottest congressional races were too close to call late Tuesday and may not be decided for days, incomplete election night returns showed.
Gang prosecutor Elan Carr, a Republican, narrowly led the pack in the crowded field...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:51 PM
WASHINGTON — As Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to reshape the nation's healthcare system in her husband's first term as president, she got all the right advice from senior aides: Consult closely with members of Congress, build bridges with business...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Three feminist leaders have accused congressional candidate Marianne Williamson of distorting her views on abortion rights.
"As leaders and activisits in the fight for women's health and reproductive rights, we question your claim in recent campaign...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Spiritual teacher and best-selling author Marianne Williamson has raised more than $1.2 million for her campaign for an open congressional district seat, her report showed Thursday.
The Williamson campaign's report to the Federal Election Commission...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Former Los Angeles controller and city councilwoman Wendy Greuel said Thursday she has raised more than $1 million in her race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
A report the Greuel campaign filed with the Federal Election Commission listed...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Henry A. Waxman said Friday that six media experts he consulted have serious concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times under the Tribune Co.'s plans to spin off the newspaper and seven others into a separate unit and called on...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:07 PM
WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators.
A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:05 PM
State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is vying for a high-profile congressional seat, picked up the endorsement Sunday of the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club.
The endorsement came after a club-sponsored forum featuring four of the 10 Democrats on...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
As House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) named six Republicans to sit on a new select committee to investigate the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Democrats continued to wrestle Friday with the question of whether to participate at all.