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  • Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors

    Henry A. Waxman’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Congress means that four longtime California lawmakers are retiring from the House of Representatives. Two are Democrats, two Republicans. Combined, they served more than 100 years in...
  • State Sen. Steve Knight joins (potential) GOP fight for Congress seat

    Republican state Sen. Steve Knight of Palmdale said Tuesday that he too will be a candidate for the congressional seat held by Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon -- if the Santa Clarita Republican decides not to seek re-election next year. Knight's...
  • Tony Strickland enters race to succeed Rep. McKeon; GOP fight expected

    Tony Strickland enters race to succeed Rep. McKeon; GOP fight expected
    Former Republican state legislator Tony Strickland made it official Tuesday. As expected, he's abandoning his challenge to Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Oak Park) and entering the race to succeed retiring Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) in a...
  • GOP Assemblyman Jeff Gorell to challenge Rep. Julia Brownley

    GOP Assemblyman Jeff Gorell to challenge Rep. Julia Brownley
    Republican state Assemblyman Jeff Gorell announced plans Monday to run for Congress next year against Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Oak Park) in a Ventura County-based swing district. Gorell's candidacy puts an end to former state Sen. Tony Strickland's...
  • Seven California Democrats vote for GOP healthcare bill

    Seven California Democrats vote for GOP healthcare bill
    WASHINGTON — Seven California Democrats broke with the majority of their party and President Obama on Friday to support Republican-sponsored legislation that would allow insurance companies to continue to offer health plans next year even if they...
  • GOP shutdown meme: Democrats hate people

    Much of what happens in Congress isn't about governing or setting policy, it's about creating campaign issues for the next election. That's because the No. 1 item on the legislative agenda is determining who'll get to set the legislative agenda. As...
  • California delegation split over taking pay during shutdown

    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...
  • Julia Brownley in the 26th District

     Julia Brownley in the 26th District
    Redistricting of the state's congressional seats led to retirement announcements by two Southern California GOP stalwarts. Republicans will miss them. There's a good chance Democrats will as well, because even though they may not yet appreciate the fact,...
  • Recapping The Times' election endorsements

     Recapping The Times' election endorsements
    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...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce spends big on California GOP candidates

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday launched a TV ad campaign to help Republicans in heated California congressional races. Several of the targeted contests are in Southern California....
  • Bill Clinton to endorse more Democratic congressional candidates

     
    Former President Bill Clinton will appear at a rally at UC Irvine Tuesday to endorse more Democratic congressional candidates. Earlier, Clinton weighed in on some Northern California races and backed Prop. 30, a governor-backed schools tax measure on...