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  • Lieu and Carr did best in South Bay, Times vote analysis shows

    Lieu and Carr did best in South Bay, Times vote analysis shows
    In the crowded June 3 primary to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), front-runners Elan Carr and Ted Lieu did best in the South Bay, according to a Times analysis of election results. Former Los Angeles city Controller Wendy Greuel, a...
  • 'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise

    'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise
    Near the end of "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security," author Ann Hagedorn recommends that President Dwight D. Eisenhower's famous warning in 1961 about the rise of the "military-industrial complex" should be updated. In the 21st...
  • Supervisor Knabe, a Republican, endorses Democrat Lieu for Congress

    Supervisor Knabe, a Republican, endorses Democrat Lieu for Congress
     Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, a Republican, on Tuesday endorsed state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), over Lieu's GOP competitor for a Westside-South Bay congressional district seat. "Ted Lieu and I have worked closely over the years to bring...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?

    Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?
    In politics, there are few positions that are simultaneously more desirable and more vulnerable than that of the “inevitable” candidate. Candidates seen as near-certain winners have an easier time raising money, because donors want to...
  • Mitt Romney backs Elan Carr, long-shot contender for Waxman seat

    Mitt Romney backs Elan Carr, long-shot contender for Waxman seat
    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...
  • What do you call 7 lbs. of campaign mail for 3 voters?

    What do you call 7 lbs. of campaign mail for 3 voters?
    We're conscientious voters in my household, never missing a chance to cast a ballot. And that's probably why, in the final weeks before elections, we find our mailbox flooded with a tsunami of political advertisements. In the recent primary, for example,...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on Dodgers TV situation

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on Dodgers TV situation
    The Federal Communications is not happy with Time Warner Cable about the Dodgers TV situation. In a blistering letter to Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Rob Marcus, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the company for its inability to reach...
  • FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
  • Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    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....
  • U.S. is said to probe GM recall

     U.S. is said to probe GM recall
    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...