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Tony Cardenas

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  • Don't force everyone to pay for the Dodgers on TV

    To the editor: I have read that fans are pretty complacent with the Dodgers' TV situation. As an example, DirecTV says it has lost fewer than 2,000 subscribers because it doesn't carry SportsNet LA, the Time Warner Cable-managed Dodgers channel. ("The...
  • Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

    Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • FCC Urged by Lawmakers to End Dodgers' TV Impasse

    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...
  • FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
  • Lawmakers, FCC chairman urge arbitration over Dodgers channel

    Lawmakers, FCC chairman urge arbitration over Dodgers channel
    Political pressure is mounting on Time Warner Cable to bring an end to the bitter standoff that has prevented many Dodgers fans from watching the team on television this season. More than a dozen members of Congress and the chairman of the Federal...
  • Democrats criticize Obama on immigration-order delay

    Democrats criticize Obama on immigration-order delay
    With President Obama deciding not to take executive action on immigration until after the November election, some Democrats took to the Sunday talk shows to voice their frustration with him and with Congress' continued inaction.  Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-...
  • Lessons from a doctor congressman's freshman year

    Lessons from a doctor congressman's freshman year
    Rep. Raul Ruiz was settling in on another flight home to the Southern California desert when the flight crew put out an urgent call for passengers with medical expertise. Ruiz hurried down the aisle to find an elderly man collapsed in his seat. The...
  • 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...
  • Nine Californians in Congress vote against House budget deal

    Nine Californians in Congress vote against House budget deal
    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...
  • Donald Sterling could write off huge fine; new bill would stop him

    Donald Sterling could write off huge fine; new bill would stop him
    The Donald Sterling scandal has reached Congress. San Fernando Valley Congressman Tony Cardenas introduced legislation Thursday that would prevent  sports team owners from writing off fines as a business expense on their federal income tax returns....