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Political money is focus of candidates in race to succeed Waxman
Political money is focus of candidates in race to succeed Waxman

Money in politics — and proposals for diluting its influence — was a dominant theme during a standing-room-only forum in Torrance on Saturday featuring the large field of candidates to succeed longtime Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). "Get the money out of Congress," attorney Barbara Mulvaney said in response to a question about how she would address the nation's income disparity. Members of Congress who take money from special interests won't enact policies that would hurt those interests, Mulvaney said. Citizens can do something about it, she continued: "You can vote for candidates who are not spending more than $200,000" on their...

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