| May 1, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Last week, all five candidates for City Council pledged not to take money from city unions, a vow many made once again at a League of Women Voters candidate forum this week, topping it off with a new addition.
All the candidates said at the Wednesday...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:24 PM
If there was ever any doubt that the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman will be expensive, some of the campaign finance reports filed Tuesday should remove it.
Fundraising and spending reports are due by midnight at the Federal Election...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:10 PM
State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), widely viewed as a leading candidate in the crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), has reported raising more than $600,000 for his campaign, with more than $579,000 left in his campaign coffers....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Campaign contributions are flowing briskly to candidates in some of California's hottest congressional races, including two of the most vocal proponents of getting money out of politics.
Incumbents in races in the Sacramento area, Central Valley, Bay...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:14 PM
The California League of Conservation Voters has endorsed two rival Democrats in the crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).
State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel both won the backing of...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Gang prosecutor Elan S. Carr, a Republican in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), on Monday became the first of the candidates to start airing campaign ads on cable TV.
The 30-second spot, dubbed "Doing What's...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:05 PM
State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is vying for a high-profile congressional seat, picked up the endorsement Sunday of the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club.
The endorsement came after a club-sponsored forum featuring four of the 10 Democrats on...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Democrat Ro Khanna, who is mounting a same-party challenge this year to longtime Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose), has launched his first television ad, the Khanna campaign announced Tuesday.
In the ad, Khanna, who formerly worked in the U.S Commerce...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Two opposing forces squared off last week in the latest round of a long-running battle over a $40-million mystery.
In one corner was one of the most powerful heavyweights in the history of local politics: Brian D'Arcy of the International Brotherhood of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:10 PM
The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians.
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
The controversy over a stalled effort to overturn a state ban on affirmative action spilled into a hot race for Congress this week when six Democratic state legislators rescinded their endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance).
In a March 25...