| May 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Emily's List has launched independent spending programs to help two of its endorsed candidates in California, Wendy Greuel and Eloise Gomez Reyes.
Greuel, a former Los Angeles controller and city councilwoman, is running in the crowded June 3 primary...
| Apr 27, 2014
Attorney Barbara Mulvaney prosecuted killers in Rwanda and promoted democracy for the U.S. State Department in Iraq before returning to Los Angeles and running for Congress.
She could hardly believe it when a local Democratic club barred her — and...
| 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...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:14 PM
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)....
| May 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Perhaps the most dynamic part of the race for an entertainment-heavy California congressional district is the cast of competitors: They include a spiritual teacher and author, a radio talk host, an Iraqi war veteran and criminal gang prosecutor, a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Gang prosecutor Elan S. Carr, a Republican in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), on Monday became the first of the candidates to start airing campaign ads on cable TV.
The 30-second spot, dubbed "Doing What's...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June’s primary...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:06 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Los Angeles supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and said he will at least partially self-fund his campaign to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in the June 3 primary.
In a declaration filed...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:05 PM
On the biggest political stage of the election season in California, the 17 candidates competing to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman struggled to stand out Sunday at a forum that was long on issues and short on time.
Some common priorities emerged among...
| 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),...