Story | Mar 18, 2009
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Story | Jul 1, 2009Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California has been a short, bald, decidedly mustached congressman from Los Angeles' Westside named Henry Waxman.
Blog | Feb 1, 2009
by Janet Hook with Noam N. Levey, Jim Puzzanghera, Richard Simon and Jim Tankersley. . With Congress moving toward passage of an $800-billion-plus economic stimulus plan, big government is back. Unabashed. With a vengeance. The stimulus is bigger than...
Story | May 19, 2010
The safety records of oil giant BP and the government agency charged with overseeing offshore drilling drew sharp criticism at a Wednesday morning House hearing on the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. "Many of the elements of this tragedy...
Blog | Jun 15, 2010
by Tom Hamburger and Kim Geiger The Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico was built in South Korea. It was operated by a Swiss company under contract to a British oil firm. Primary responsibility for...