| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane and comedian Richard Lewis have endorsed Patric Verrone's campaign for State Senate.
Both have worked with Verrone during his career as a TV writer and producer. The former WGA West president announced last month that...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Toyota USA's planned move from Torrance to Texas spilled Tuesday into the heated race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Author and radio talk show host Matt Miller, a Democrat, said a rival, state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance),...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Sign-ups for insurance through President Obama's health law varied widely across the country in the first year for the online marketplaces, according to a government report released Thursday that shows consumers flocked to coverage in...
| 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 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 24, 2014
| 7:20 PM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Two candidates in the crowded field to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) have decided to add campaign theme songs to their election arsenal -- and maybe at least entertain, if not win over, music-minded voters.
Matt Miller, a...
| May 1, 2014
Rep. Henry A. Waxman's announcement this year that he was stepping down after four decades in Congress unleashed a parade of contenders to replace him. Eventually, the list self-winnowed to 17 hopefuls who offer voters about as broad a smorgasbord of...
| 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...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:15 PM
If there were a club for candidates who raise more than $1 million, an increasing number of California congressional hopefuls would be joining.
Top candidates in some of the state's hottest House races have been collecting contributions at a breakneck...