| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the question of whether lawmakers should accept their pay during the federal government shutdown, California’s congressional delegation is, as usual, divided.
Some Democrats and Republicans are forgoing their...
| Sep 28, 2012
As the June primary for the newly created 44th Congressional District approached, Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) was already fighting for her political life. She was under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for allegedly pressuring...
| Feb 26, 2013
A year and a month is hardly enough time on which to base an adequate assessment of a City Council member, but in the case of Joe Buscaino, it will have to do. Buscaino was elected in January 2012 to finish out what was left of the term of Janice Hahn,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes.
The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...
| Nov 4, 2012
President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
WASHINGTON — The issue of Syria has scrambled the usual political alliances that have long defined California’s members of Congress, even as President Obama and delegation leaders seek to persuade them to side with him.
Backing their party&...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
In another sign of how close the Los Angeles mayor’s race probably will be this spring, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party failed to endorse a primary candidate after a series of votes in which top candidates Eric Garcetti and......
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Huell Howser had so many fans. On Tuesday, they came out by the hundreds to celebrate him. At an afternoon memorial at Griffith Park Observatory, they swapped stories, laughed and cried, and talked about him as if he were an......
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
First, a public service announcement: Tuesday is the last day to register to vote if you want to cast a ballot in the March 5 citywide election. So if you are not yet registered, visit https://rtv.sos.ca.gov/elections/register-to-vote/ to make sure you......
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:42 PM
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Gil Cedillo for a seat on the City Council, citing a longtime relationship with the former state Assemblyman and praising what he said was a dedication to social justice....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:02 PM
Young voters cheer Obama's victory in Grand Park, at party...