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  • Democrats expand majorities; several races remain undecided

    Despite his conviction last month on corruption charges, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the nation's longest-serving Republican senator, clung tenuously to his seat yesterday as congressional Democrats exulted in their election gains elsewhere around the...
  • U.S. Representative John Dingell, 88, released from hospital

    (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Dingell of Michigan, the longest- serving member of Congress ever, was released from a Detroit hospital on Thursday after being admitted earlier this week for abdominal pain. "Back to work," Dingell, 88, tweeted along...
  • John Dingell, longest-serving member of Congress, hospitalized

    Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of Congress in history, was admitted to Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Monday with abdominal pain. Dingell was being treated with antibiotics, and his staff in Washington said he was doing well and...
  • Laws, loopholes can test private, public ties

    WASHINGTON Lawmakers have families, too, and when issues come before them that affect those families, they're often conflicted. Just ask Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who opposes corporate tax inversions even as Mylan, the pharmaceutical company where his...
  • Diversity of opinion ignored

    It is rather ironic that our congressional representation is more diverse than ever, yet rigidity in positions on hot-button issues severely limits the ability of those members to work toward common goals. An article on Politico's website last week by...
  • Veteran Rep. John Conyers can appear on Michigan ballot, judge rules

    Veteran Rep. John Conyers can appear on Michigan ballot, judge rules
    A federal judge ordered that Michigan Rep. John Conyers Jr.'s name be placed on the state's primary election ballot, likely sparing the veteran Democrat the need to mount a write-in campaign. Just hours earlier, Michigan's secretary of state agreed with...
  • Congress' oldest member battles in Texas to serve one last term

    In a year when many veteran lawmakers are counting down to retirement, the oldest member of Congress is waging one of the toughest political battles of his career simply to serve out one more term. Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, who turned 91 this month, faces...
  • Chairmen's term limits make Congress work better

    Two of the most skilled Republican members of the House of Representatives announced their retirement over the past 10 days. Their departure is unfortunate, but the hand-wringing over term limits for committee chairmen is misplaced. Ways and Means...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his Westside seat, the latest in a wave of...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire after four decades in Congress

    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, one of the nation's most influential liberal lawmakers for nearly four decades, will retire from his Westside seat this year, closing a career in which he successfully championed laws to clean the country's air,...
  • Lawmakers urge that Chinese poultry be blocked from school lunches

    Lawmakers urge that Chinese poultry be blocked from school lunches
    Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record. In a letter, the 12...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Greg Miller,...