| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) used a recent appearance at the monthly gathering of the Newport Mesa Tea Party to implore like-minded members to help "take back the Senate" from Democratic Party control.
"The most important thing for people in the...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
In the wee hours of the morning Friday, the U.S. House voted to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws.
South Florida’s members of Congress split on the amendment, which prohibits the Department...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A pro-marijuana group is going after U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.
It’s labeling her as “out of touch” because she was one of only 18 Democrats in the House who voted...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:04 PM
California and Texas bicker over so many things — who has the better scenery, the better jobs, the better quality of life.
Now, the quarrel between the most and second-most populous states is shifting to a bare-knuckle battle over who can claim...
| Jun 13, 2014
— Eric Cantor, announcing to his House Republican colleagues Wednesday afternoon that he will resign as majority leader, recalled some wisdom given him recently by a Holocaust survivor: "Suffering is a part of life. Misery is a choice."
| May 30, 2014
| 9:05 AM
After years of voting down almost every proposal championed by pot legalization advocates, the House made a surprising move this week, approving a measure that would prohibit the Drug Enforcement Administration from busting state-licensed medical...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:31 PM
U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's continuous rejection of the science of human-caused climate change puts our economy, national security and children at risk. If he does not change his position, it is time for the voters of his district to replace him....
| May 15, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The June primary is about three weeks away, and mailboxes are brimming with candidate mailers.
I'm oddly fascinated with them.
Interestingly, these mailers are double-edged swords.
Bombard voters with too many and you run the risk of turning them...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:47 AM
One in a series of occasional stories noting City Council candidates' endorsements leading up to November's general election.
City Council candidates Michele Hall and Robert Zur Schmiede have received endorsements from current council members, according...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Re: "How can a new senior center be justified," (May 15):
The justification is that the people voted in favor of the new senior center and its location in Huntington Beach Central Park.
Eight years ago, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to put...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:15 AM
During my 30 years of teaching management at the American Management Assns. and USC, I often exposed students to a business challenge referred to as "marketing myopia."
I started with the story of the buggy-whip manufacturers, along with the railroads,...