| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) racked up a major endorsement in the form of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) in his bruising battle with Rep. Brad Sherman for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat.
Schiff's break from...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON - A Los Angeles attorney has been confirmed by legislators as the state of California's first openly gay federal judge.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 91 to 6 to confirm L.A. attorney Michael W. Fitzgerald to a seat on the federal court for...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Call her Maryland's Iron Lady.
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski was lauded Wednesday on the floor of the Senate for setting the record as the longest-serving woman in Congress, a streak that her colleague, Sen. Ben Cardin, likened to that of another...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:50 PM
A home rehabilitation program that provided loans to eligible county residents will provide grants as well, a county official said.
The new provisions for Imperial County’s Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program were approved Tuesday by the Board...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Rick Santorum, who is enjoying a surge in fundraising and attention after winning three states last week in the battle for the GOP presidential nomination, pushed back Sunday against the idea that his socially conservative views will alienate working...
| Feb 7, 2012
Enjoy the government's new airfare rule. It might not last.
On Jan. 26, the U.S. Department of Transportation began requiring airlines and ticket agents to quote fares that include all mandatory taxes and fees. Since 1988, they'd been allowed to...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel's mayoral campaign has gotten a big boost.
Greuel picked up an endorsement Thursday from Sen. Barbara Boxer, who called her a "proven leader" who can focus on creating jobs and improving...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
President Obama and Mitt Romney are locked in an ever-more bitter dispute over who can be tougher on China -- typical for this point in a presidential campaign.
Watching this, Warren Rothman, a San Francisco lawyer, has been reflecting on how "tough"...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:25 PM
A letter urging Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and U.S. Rep. Bob Filner to co-sponsor a bill allowing public-private partnerships to finance construction and maintenance of land border ports of entry could be signed by the Imperial County Board...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Federal leaders are set to visit the Salton Sea on Friday to discuss the need to restore the largest inland body of water in California.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Congressman-elect Raul Ruiz,...