| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), along with Reps. Brad Sherman, Henry Waxman, Tony Cardenas and Alan Lowenthal, wrote to the chairman and ranking member of the Transportation Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee on Thursday, urging...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- With the proposed Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act unable to get off the ground in Congress, a group of lawmakers is turning to Plan B to try to nudge the Federal Aviation Administration to act more aggressively to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Capitol Hill news organization Roll Call has the inside story about how U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, out-maneuvered a more senior Democrat for the party's top spot on a key subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
On Tuesday, he was...
| May 16, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Foothills residents want their legislative districts to make more sense. That’s the message the California Citizens Redistricting Commission heard at meetings last month in San Gabriel and San Fernando.
The 14-member commission is traveling the...
| May 27, 2011
| 2:04 PM
I enjoyed Ron Kaye’s column, “Making a true effort to connect,” in the May 22 edition of the News-Press & Leader.
Kaye and I are the same age. We have lived through the same eras, and I know what he is saying and feeling about the...