| May 31, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Zein Obagi Jr. paid a filing fee to get on Tuesday's primary ballot, joined his competitors at a few candidate forums and has been appearing "here and there and sharing what thoughts I can" during the campaign season.
But the 30-year-old attorney has no...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Led by Gov. Jerry Brown, California Democrats finished strong across the board in Tuesday’s primary election, but Republicans performed well enough in premiere races to indicate the GOP’s long, cold political winter in the state may be...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to require that the FCC ban paid prioritization agreements between Internet providers and content companies, even though the bill will have trouble getting very far in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality.
Naturally, it has no chance of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A congressional caucus has named China, Russia, India and Switzerland as four countries on its piracy "watch list," singled out as countries where there are high levels of copyright infringement and a lack of legal protections.
The list was unveiled by...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:47 PM
For Republicans used to watching their party's long slide in California, a recent luncheon at a Torrance hotel offered up a serving of hope.
The three featured speakers were Republicans who had done the unexpected: finish first in primaries in deep-blue...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:20 PM
A Republican first-time candidate and a Democratic state senator from the South Bay emerged from Tuesday's primary as the two fall contenders to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in a liberal, wealthy, Westside-dominated...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Retiring U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) has endorsed Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance to succeed him.
Lieu's campaign issued a news release about the endorsement on Thursday.
"Ted Lieu is my choice to represent us in Congress,"...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:05 PM
A 27-year-old doctoral student plans to run as a write-in candidate in the crowded field to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Theo Milonopoulos planned to announce his candidacy at the Museum of Tolerance at 2 p.m. Tuesday....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Millions of Californians will cast ballots in races for governor and hundreds of other public offices Tuesday in the first full-scale test of a new primary system aimed at curbing entrenched partisanship in state politics.
In contests for statewide...