| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Toyota USA's planned move from Torrance to Texas spilled Tuesday into the heated race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Author and radio talk show host Matt Miller, a Democrat, said a rival, state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance),...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta on Monday, saying that they have yet to see any demonstrated or significant progress toward reducing helicopter...
| 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 21, 2014
| 4:11 PM
U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers.
In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Twenty-one would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman completed the paperwork to run for the seat he is giving up when his term ends, according to Los Angeles County elections officials.
The field to succeed Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) includes 11...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
The controversy over a stalled effort to overturn a state ban on affirmative action spilled into a hot race for Congress this week when six Democratic state legislators rescinded their endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance).
In a March 25...
| 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...