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Henry A Waxman

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  • A mighty big spender illustrates campaign finance problems

     A mighty big spender illustrates campaign finance problems
    Anyone who closely follows American politics runs the risk of becoming inured to the role that money plays in the process. Even before the Supreme Court's infamous —and somewhat misunderstood — ruling in Citizens United, the amount of money in...
  • Democrat Ted Lieu to succeed Waxman in Congress, AP reports

    Democrat Ted Lieu to succeed Waxman in Congress, AP reports
    State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) has beat gang prosecutor Elan S. Carr, a Beverly Hills Republican, in the race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), who is retiring after 40 years in Congress. First-time candidate Carr emerged as the top...
  • Congressional races in California remain tight in late-night returns

    Congressional races in California remain tight in late-night returns
    Buffeted by lackluster turnout and President Obama's sagging ratings, three of California's first-term Democrats were locked in congressional contests too close to call Tuesday night. But a fourth Democratic freshman, Rep. Raul Ruiz of Palm Desert,...
  • Will L.A.'s 'subway to the sea' finally get there?

    Will L.A.'s 'subway to the sea' finally get there?
    When then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa promised 10 years ago to build the long-stalled “subway to the sea,” many Angelenos probably rolled their eyes and thought, “Yeah, right. We can't even get a train all the way to the airport.”...
  • U.S.-China climate change agreement: What you need to know

    Wednesday's agreement between the United States and China on cutting greenhouse gas emissions could have lasting implications for the entire world. Here are some important things to know.  What are greenhouse gas emissions? These gases come from...
  • Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark

    Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark
    For Bobby Shriver, homelessness has always been an issue close to his heart. He made it a central focus during his years on the Santa Monica City Council. But his dogged campaign alienated some would-be allies and, former colleagues say, ultimately made...
  • Fundraising of two GOP candidates in open House seats varies widely

    Fundraising of two GOP candidates in open House seats varies widely
    Paul Chabot and Elan S. Carr have some things in common. Both are Republicans and first-time candidates, running this fall for open seats in Congress.  Both are military veterans and they have the same campaign strategist. But they differ sharply in...
  • Kuehl and Shriver clash on environmental law at supervisor debate

     Kuehl and Shriver clash on environmental law at supervisor debate
    Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver laid out competing views on the need for changes in state environmental laws during a debate in Studio City, crucial ground in their contest to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. Roughly half of the 2 million...
  • Obama makes surprise visit to Ted Lieu for Congress headquarters

    Obama makes surprise visit to Ted Lieu for Congress headquarters
    President Obama made a surprise stop Thursday at the Venice campaign headquarters for state Sen. Ted Lieu, who is running for Congress. Lieu, a Democrat from Torrance who is favored to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in the Nov....
  • Hopefuls woo voters at South Bay candidates forum

    Hopefuls woo voters at South Bay candidates forum
    Candidates in three South Bay/Westside races on the Nov. 4 ballot made pitches to voters Wednesday night in Rancho Palos Verdes.  On many issues, there was more agreement than dissent -- all for example, said they favored campaign finance reform, although...
  • Ready, set, traffic: Fundraising politicians to swarm California

    Ready, set, traffic: Fundraising politicians to swarm California
    As next month’s midterm elections near, politicians from both sides of the aisle are swarming California to boost their parties’ fortunes in contests that could decide the balance of power in Washington -- and to forge relationships in advance...