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  • Matt Miller in the 33rd Congressional District

    Matt Miller in the 33rd Congressional District
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman's announcement this year that he was stepping down after four decades in Congress unleashed a parade of contenders to replace him. Eventually, the list self-winnowed to 17 hopefuls who offer voters about as broad a smorgasbord of...
  • Fundraising may narrow field for Henry Waxman's House seat

    Fundraising may narrow field for Henry Waxman's House seat
    Attorney Barbara Mulvaney prosecuted killers in Rwanda and promoted democracy for the U.S. State Department in Iraq before returning to Los Angeles and running for Congress. She could hardly believe it when a local Democratic club barred her — and...
  • Underdogs in Waxman successor race lambaste focus on money

    Underdogs in Waxman successor race lambaste focus on money
    Two of the underdogs in the crowded field to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) used a candidates forum Wednesday night  to lash out at the role of money in political campaigns -- and the media's use of it as a measure of viability. "I'm...
  • League of Women Voters runs a tight ship, candidate learns

    League of Women Voters runs a tight ship, candidate learns
    The League of Women Voters runs a tight ship, as one of candidates to succeed a retiring congressman found out Saturday. The occasion was a gathering in Torrance organized by three South Bay chapters of the League.  Fourteen of the 17 candidates still...
  • FCC chairman gets bipartisan grilling over Net neutrality proposal

    FCC chairman gets bipartisan grilling over Net neutrality proposal
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday faced bipartisan criticism from House members concerning proposed new rules governing Internet traffic, highlighting the controversy over his attempt to steer a middle path in the Net...
  • FCC chief defends net plan

    Democrats want strong protections on the Internet to make sure that network owners don't discriminate against anyone online. Republicans don't want any rules whatsoever that they think could stifle the online ecosystem. So proposed net neutrality...
  • Political money is focus of candidates in race to succeed Waxman

    Political money is focus of candidates in race to succeed Waxman
    Money in politics — and proposals for diluting its influence — was a dominant theme during a standing-room-only forum in Torrance on Saturday featuring the large field of candidates to succeed longtime Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills)....
  • Several California congressional candidates raise more than $1 million

    Several California congressional candidates raise more than $1 million
    If there were a club for candidates who raise more than $1 million, an increasing number of California congressional hopefuls would be joining. Top candidates in some of the state's hottest House races have been collecting contributions at a breakneck...
  • Waxman says experts concerned about Times' fate in Tribune spinoff

    Waxman says experts concerned about Times' fate in Tribune spinoff
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Henry A. Waxman said Friday that six media experts he consulted have serious concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times under the Tribune Co.'s plans to spin off the newspaper and seven others into a separate unit and called on...
  • Three feminist activists question Marianne Williamson abortion stance

    Three feminist activists question Marianne Williamson abortion stance
     Three feminist leaders have accused congressional candidate Marianne Williamson of distorting her views on abortion rights. "As leaders and activisits in the fight for women's health and reproductive rights, we question your claim in recent campaign...
  • Prop. 41, for homeless vets, renews debate over Westside VA campus

    Prop. 41, for homeless vets, renews debate over Westside VA campus
    A ballot measure aimed at eliminating California's dubious status as the nation's homeless veteran capital has rekindled a decade-old fight over the Department of Veterans Affairs' sprawling West Los Angeles campus. Proposition 41 asks voters to...