| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:25 AM
President Obama's request for Congress to authorize the training and equipping of Syrian rebels seemed a modest piece of the administration's new offensive against Islamic State militants.
But it has proved to be anything but easy as skeptical lawmakers...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky.
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:35 AM
In what is billed as one of the nation's largest corporate-sponsored community service days, Comcast executives participated in improvement projects across the country -- including at an elementary school near Universal Studios in Los Angeles.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:01 PM
On the same day a new poll showed Americans still don't think much of Congress, several California candidates tried to show their solidarity with people on taxes.
Some, including Republican congressional candidates Doug Ose, Tony Strickland and Paul...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:36 PM
WASHINGTON – For Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the attack on a Syrian town that is home to descendants of the Armenian genocide was a painful reminder of the past.
"I can’t help but think, 'Here we are again,'" said Eshoo, whose grandparents...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta on Monday, saying that they have yet to see any demonstrated or significant progress toward reducing helicopter...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:55 PM
State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and three campaign consultants stood huddled around a laptop in a hotel ballroom in Universal City, hitting refresh.
When the first batch of results in Tuesday's primary election were reported, Padilla smiled. With 10%...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:57 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Md. -- President Obama told House Democrats on Friday that his executive power to help immigrants who are in the U.S. without legal status is limited and urged them to keep pressing for legislation to overhaul the immigration system.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
A onetime aide to former Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) said he is going to try to unseat the man who defeated his boss in a bitter 2012 election.
But this is no grudge match, activist Marc Litchman said Thursday. His main goal in...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday narrowly defeated an amendment to an appropriations act that would have allowed the Bob Hope Airport to adopt a mandatory curfew.
The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act failed...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A self-described "new generation Republican" is joining the race to try to unseat Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who won a costly battle with a fellow Democrat in 2012.
Entrepreneur Pablo Kleinman, 42, is set to kick off his campaign Monday on...