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  • 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...
  • Prosecutors seek 97-month prison term for Burbank accountant

    Federal prosecutors have recommended that former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee be sentenced to 97 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to five counts of mail fraud involving the theft of more than $7 million in political funds from 50 clients,...
  • L.A. County labor federation picks its candidates

     
    The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor announced the candidates it is endorsing in this year's congressional and legislative races. Labor's support can be crucial in close contests in strongly Democratic districts....
  • Janice Hahn adds another African American endorsement

     
    "Sweet" Alice Harris, a longtime Watts activist, became the latest African American leader to endorse Rep. Janice Hahn. Hahn is running against fellow Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson, who is black....
  • Emily's List backs Julia Brownley for Congress

     
    EMILY's List, a national organizaton that backs pro-choice, Democratic women, is endorsing Assemblywoman Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica). Brownley is running against five other candidates for an open Ventura County congressional seat....
  • Hahn-Richardson congressional primary just the first round

     
    With just two candidates on the primary ballot for a newly drawn Los Angeles County congressional seat, the only real question that Tuesday's voting would settle was how wide a margin separated Democratic Reps. Janice Hahn and Laura Richardson as they...
  • House Ethics Committee urges reprimand for Rep. Laura Richardson

     
    WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee has recommended that Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) be reprimanded for pressuring her congressional staff to work on her political campaign, dealing a severe blow to her reelection bid, The Times is reporting...
  • California Rep. Laura Richardson on watchdog's 'most corrupt' list

     
    Rep. Laura Richardson was among 12 representatives named to a watchdog group's list of 12 "most corrupt" members of Congress. Two other california congressmen received a "dishonorable mention."...
  • 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...