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Laura Richardson

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  • More campaigns pit one political party against itself

    The race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman is emblematic of a fresh wave sweeping across California's politics and, increasingly, the national landscape: intraparty fratricide as a means of upward political mobility. Four of California's Democrats in...
  • Kinde Durkee short in restitution for $10.5-million theft

    SACRAMENTO -- More than a year after campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee was ordered to repay $10.5 million she embezzled from the accounts of dozens of politicians, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, federal officials say they have only been able to...
  • Janice Hahn in the 44th District

    Janice Hahn in the 44th District
    As the June primary for the newly created 44th Congressional District approached, Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) was already fighting for her political life. She was under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for allegedly pressuring...
  • Recapping The Times' election endorsements

     Recapping The Times' election endorsements
    President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
  • Congress members voice doubts about BioWatch

    WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican colleague voiced grave doubts Thursday about the viability of BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting biological attacks that has been plagued by false...
  • Democrats gain big in Legislature

    Democrats gain big in Legislature
    Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes. The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...
  • New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start

    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start
    Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts. He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
  • Jerry Brown, California Democrats appear to be big winners in election

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s $6-billion-a-year tax initiative to rescue California schools and the state's finances appeared to squeak by with a victory....
  • Jerry Brown's $6-billion tax plan winning in California

     
    Proposition 30, the $6-billion-a-year tax initiative to rescue California schools and the state's finances, appeared to win in a major victory for Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown had warned that if voters rejected the measure, billions of dollars would be cut.......
  • Janice Hahn wins 44th Congressional District

     
    With all voter precincts reporting, Democratic Rep. Janice Hahn beat fellow Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson in a newly drawn district that runs north from the Port of Los Angeles through several working-class, strongly minority communities, preliminary...
  • Slate mailer misidentifies Laura Richardson as a Republican

     
    A slate mailer by former LA Councilman Nate Holden misidentified Rep. Laura Richardson as a Republican. She is a lifelong Democrat and is running against another Democrat, Rep. Janice Hahn of San Pedro, on Tuesday....