| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling may be able to write off his critics, but if two state lawmakers have their way, he won't have the same option with the $2.5-million fine imposed on him by the NBA.
Two state Assembly members from Los Angeles...
| 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%...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Mark Reed, who ran against Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) in 2010 for a congressional seat, is going to challenge him again in an open primary in June. In doing so, he’ll also be facing incumbent Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) and Susan...