| Jul 1, 2015
| 6:23 PM
When Donald Trump disparaged Mexican immigrants as “rapists” and drug-runners during his presidential announcement, the slurs were initially dismissed as just another outrageous pronouncement from the blustery billionaire.
But as Latinos...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 5:20 PM
WASHINGTON The House Ethics Committee announced plans Monday to extend its review of nine members of Congress alleged to have accepted gifts and airfare to Azerbaijan that were secretly paid for by that country's state-owned oil company.
| Jun 22, 2015
| 4:05 PM
The House Ethics Committee said Monday it is continuing an investigation of nine members of Congress who went on a 2013 trip to Azerbaijan paid for by that country's government.
The ethics panel said in a statement that lawmakers from both parties are...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:03 PM
— Moments before he walked on to the U.S. House floor to be sworn in, Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent picked up a packet of manila envelopes marked "146."
What was it last year, one staffer asked another. "183."
"That's out of the whole...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:27 PM
A California bank has agreed to pay $4 million to settle lawsuits arising from the embezzlement of political funds by prominent Democratic campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee, attorneys said Thursday.
First California Bank agreed to pay the politicians...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A group of Los Angeles area congressional representatives are calling on the FCC to mediate an impasse between Time Warner Cable and other multichannel providers that has left about 70% of the region's viewers unable to get access to the cabler's...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, an Orange County conservative, and Maxine Waters, a Los Angeles liberal, on the same side of an issue?
The Ripley's Believe It or Not moment came Thursday in a House vote to pass a budget deal designed to...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The following is a roundup of news regarding the races for seats on the Orange County Board of Education and the Board of Supervisors, as well as for the 74th Assembly District.
Orange County Board of Education
The Republican Party of Orange...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:58 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel.
| May 21, 2014
| 5:22 PM
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she would appoint Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore to lead Democrats on a controversial select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead.