| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus.
Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The retirement of Henry Waxman after 40 years in the House of Representatives will mean a rare changing of the guard in California's 33rd Congressional District, which links Rancho Palos Verdes and Torrance with Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Malibu and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has lent his support to gang prosecutor Elan Carr, the long-shot candidate to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman this fall.
Carr, a first-time candidate, military veteran and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:26 PM
It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate.
It was one of...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Businessman and philanthropist Bill Bloomfield, who came within eight percentage points of defeating Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in 2012, has backed candidates in several of this year's hottest races.
A former longtime Republican who...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:49 PM
With just a few days to go before the June 3 primary, attack mailers and apparently harassing phone calls have been lobbed in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Earlier this week, a brochure from Democrat...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Perhaps the most dynamic part of the race for an entertainment-heavy California congressional district is the cast of competitors: They include a spiritual teacher and author, a radio talk host, an Iraqi war veteran and criminal gang prosecutor, a...
| 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 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:34 PM
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...