| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:05 PM
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration plans to begin regulating electronic cigarettes for the first time, banning sales to minors and requiring manufacturers to put health warnings on the nicotine-delivering devices that have become a...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:06 PM
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.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:32 AM
With the June 3 primary just weeks away, the pace is picking up in the 18-candidate race to succeed retiring longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
A campaign mailer from spiritual teacher and bestselling author Marianne Williamson landed in ...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:05 PM
State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is vying for a high-profile congressional seat, picked up the endorsement Sunday of the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club.
The endorsement came after a club-sponsored forum featuring four of the 10 Democrats on...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Tribune Co.'s newspaper unit will pay a dividend of up to $275 million to its parent when it is spun off later this year, according to a government filing.
The new Tribune Publishing Co. will own the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Democrat Ro Khanna, who is mounting a same-party challenge this year to longtime Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose), has launched his first television ad, the Khanna campaign announced Tuesday.
In the ad, Khanna, who formerly worked in the U.S Commerce...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 -- far smaller amounts than his rivals.
Verrone announced earlier this month that he was seeking...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Most candidates talk about what they would do if elected and many of those seeking a coveted office need to ask for campaign money.
Matt Miller, a Democrat and one of 21 candidates vying to replace Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), has killed two...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- Families of victims of fatal crashes of General Motors Co. cars with faulty ignition switches on Tuesday sharply criticized the automaker for delays in recalling the vehicles and called for legislation to prevent a repeat.
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling striking down limits on what wealthy donors can contribute to political campaigns overall drew a lot of hand-wringing from good government groups and some candidates.
But at least one Republican operative saw the...