| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Advocates trying to place initiatives on California’s ballot may face new requirements under a bill approved by the Legislature this month.
The measure, AB 857 by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), would require 10% of petition...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Hoping to help narrow the field of challengers to a Republican incumbent next year, a Democratic organization in the Inland Empire endorsed Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for Congress.
Aguilar won nearly 86% of the endorsement votes cast by members of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:16 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved a four-year extension of carpool lane access for electric cars and low-emission vehicles, but vetoed a bill that would have allowed solo motorists in regular cars access to those lanes on two Los Angeles...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
The lawyer who filed suit last week to prevent Democrat Anthony G. Brown's running mate from accepting campaign donations during the legislative session is no stranger to the world of political fundraising.
Daniel M. Clements, an attorney with a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The head of a criminal probe into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups and tea party supporters personally donated a total of $6,750 to President Obama's election campaign and the Democratic...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Shame on ABC for the Marian Gingrich interview. Since Mitt Romney does not have a vengeful ex-wife, it is not a level playing field.
According to the Federal Election Commission, if one candidate has an ex-spouse seething with revenge, all other...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:56 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The cost of financing California government with bonds is expected to consume 7.7% of the state's general fund tax revenue over the next year, according to a new report from the state Treasurer Bill Lockyer.
The total bill is pegged at $7....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
SACRAMENTO -- California's top campaign finance watchdog announced Thursday a collaboration among multiple states to share information on enforcing disclosure rules.
The 10-state effort, which also includes New York City officials, was a goal of Ann...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Democratic Governors Association is seeking a ruling that would allow it to expand its role in federal elections as its chief fundraiser, Gov. Martin O'Malley, is considering a run for president, documents filed with the Federal Election Commission...