| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June's primary election....
| 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 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Twenty-one would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman completed the paperwork to run for the seat he is giving up when his term ends, according to Los Angeles County elections officials.
The field to succeed Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) includes 11...
| 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....
| 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a state ban on affirmative action spilled into a hot race for Congress this week when six Democratic state legislators rescinded their endorsements of state Sen.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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:19 AM
From the beginning, the five-month standoff between city officials and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s largest public employees union has been all about politics.
And the op-ed in today’s Times, by IBEW Local 18 boss Brian D&...
| Feb 4, 2014
New York and Los Angeles have a lot in common. Each city suffers from income polarization, a shrinking middle class and a vast low-wage service sector. Each is heavily Democratic and is home to an effective labor-liberal political alliance. Each elected a...