| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:25 PM
As political frays go, the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman is going to be a crowded, eclectic doozy.
No fewer than 21 people — most of them lacking any public profile — have applied to appear on the June 3 primary ballot in that...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:05 PM
On the biggest political stage of the election season in California, the 17 candidates competing to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman struggled to stand out Sunday at a forum that was long on issues and short on time.
Some common priorities emerged among...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane and comedian Richard Lewis have endorsed Patric Verrone's campaign for State Senate.
Both have worked with Verrone during his career as a TV writer and producer. The former WGA West president announced last month that...
| 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),...
| May 1, 2014
Rep. Henry A. Waxman's announcement this year that he was stepping down after four decades in Congress unleashed a parade of contenders to replace him. Eventually, the list self-winnowed to 17 hopefuls who offer voters about as broad a smorgasbord of...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Sign-ups for insurance through President Obama's health law varied widely across the country in the first year for the online marketplaces, according to a government report released Thursday that shows consumers flocked to coverage in...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...