| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:05 PM
California State University will appoint advocates for victims of sexual assault on all 23 of its campuses -- a move that may spur other colleges around the nation to take similar action, lawmakers said Monday.
Cal State's plan had not been widely...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
On the latest edition of "PopPolitics," Variety's new show on SiriusXM's POTUS Channel, director Morgan Spurlock talks about his latest project, "We the Economy," in which he convinced directors and other entertainment figures like Adrian Grenier,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In what is being buzzed about as a prelude to a possible presidential run, Hillary Clinton will headline a Hollywood-centric fundraiser on Oct. 20 for Democratic Senate candidates, with Jeffrey Katzenberg and Casey Wasserman as hosts, sources said. A...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Congress found itself in a familiar position after President Obama ordered airstrikes on terrorists in Syria -- clamoring for a legislative role in the process, but perhaps relieved of not being asked to take one.
Members of Congress registered mostly...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Burt Bacharach sang "Alfie" and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) talked of the urgency of keeping the Senate this year from Republican Mitch McConnell's leadership.
But the several dozen industry figures and Los Angeles politicos who attended a political...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:18 PM
The fierce reaction to a botched Oklahoma execution may be fueled by the slow weakening of public support for capital punishment, which has coincided with a shift among Democratic politicians toward opposition to the death penalty.
| May 1, 2014
| 2:48 PM
So, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a mistake by thinking that a meeting of the Trilateral Commission was off-the-record. Is there anything holy in this world? What next? Will the Illuminati be giving TED talks? Are the Elders of Zion going to...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:13 PM
On a recent trip to the nation's capital, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made sure to call on Jo-Ellen Darcy.
As assistant Army secretary for civil works, Darcy is critical to the city's efforts to win federal approval for a costly and ambitious plan...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Federal officials gave a major boost Wednesday to the city's plans to turn the Los Angeles River into an urban oasis for recreation and an inviting locale for new commercial and residential development.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it has...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months.
Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups:
“Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Without quick action by Congress, the U.S. Transportation Department may begin scaling back or halting work on thousands of roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects at the height of the construction season this July, when the nation's Highway...