| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Join Times staff writer Jean Merl at 12:30 p.m. for an L.A. Now Live discussion on the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Waxman's district is one of the state's most politically active and wealthy areas, and no fewer...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Hillary Clinton’s ambitious endeavor to reform the healthcare system in 1993 required some bare-knuckled politics, and aides to the former first lady were blunt about the political stagecraft required to get things done as they guided her through...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone, the leader of the WGA's raucous 2007-08 strike, is seeking a seat in the California State Senate.
Verrone is one of six Democratic candidates who have filed to succeed Democrat State...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, a Republican, has thrown his support behind state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
Riordan, a moderate and pragmatist who has sometimes...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:10 PM
State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), widely viewed as a leading candidate in the crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), has reported raising more than $600,000 for his campaign, with more than $579,000 left in his campaign coffers....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Campaign contributions are flowing briskly to candidates in some of California's hottest congressional races, including two of the most vocal proponents of getting money out of politics.
Incumbents in races in the Sacramento area, Central Valley, Bay...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Gang prosecutor Elan S. Carr, a Republican in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), on Monday became the first of the candidates to start airing campaign ads on cable TV.
The 30-second spot, dubbed "Doing What's...
| 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
| 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...