| Sep 25, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez found herself in hot water this week after she said in a Spanish-language interview that "the Vietnamese" and Republicans were trying to take control of her seat. Sanchez, who is up for reelection, was put on......
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:36 PM
There have been a few previous documentaries about Playboy publisher Hugh M. Hefner, but none as detailed or â for better or worse â as long as âHugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel.â This two-hour-plus Canadian production from...
| May 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
A labor union's call for graduation speakers to withdraw from the ceremonies at UC campuses is gaining traction. Among several others canceling their speeches, state Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) is dropping out of a commitment to address a...
| Sep 5, 2008
It would have taken quite a star to outshine Sarah Palin at the Republican National Convention. Even John McCain may soon find out why actors hate working with children, cute animals and, now, female Alaskan governors.
But the Hollywood politicos who...
| Jun 6, 2008
Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook has survived a few long-shot political battles. But the Debbie-versus-Goliath matchup she's facing this fall is her biggest gamble yet.
The popular Surf City official is the Democratic hope to unseat GOP incumbent Rep....
| Nov 9, 2011
Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66.
Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:56 PM
WASHINGTON — The Army will shrink to its lowest troop levels since before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon from the wartime buildup of the last 13 years, and calls for...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Some California politicians are turning up the heat on the state's health insurance exchange to boost Latino enrollment in Obamacare before a March deadline.
U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Santa Ana) held a sign-up event Thursday in Orange County and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
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| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Forget the chicken dinner, the rubbery staple of the political fundraising circuit.
Go alligator hunting with Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on a Louisiana Bayou Weekend for a campaign donation of $5,000.
Or spend a weekend in Hayward,...