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  • Affirmative action controversy costs Sen. Ted Lieu six endorsements

    Affirmative action controversy costs Sen. Ted Lieu six endorsements
    The controversy over a stalled effort to overturn a state ban on affirmative action spilled into a hot race for Congress this week when six Democratic state legislators rescinded their endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance). In a March 25...
  • California pols, others weigh effects of McCutcheon ruling

    California pols, others weigh effects of McCutcheon ruling
    Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling striking down limits on what wealthy donors can contribute to political campaigns overall drew a lot of hand-wringing from good government groups and some candidates. But at least one Republican operative saw the...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman
    Join Times staff writer Jean Merl at 12:30 p.m. for an L.A. Now Live discussion on the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Waxman's district is one of the state's most politically active and wealthy areas, and no fewer...
  • 21 candidates file for retiring Waxman's congressional seat

    21 candidates file for retiring Waxman's congressional seat
    Twenty-one would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman completed the paperwork to run for the seat he is giving up when his term ends, according to Los Angeles County elections officials. The field to succeed Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) includes 11...
  • House candidate Matt Miller combines policy plan, money plea

    House candidate Matt Miller combines policy plan, money plea
    Most candidates talk about what they would do if elected and many of those seeking a coveted office need to ask for campaign money. Matt Miller, a Democrat and one of 21 candidates vying to replace Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), has killed two...
  • Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
  • Honda challenger Ro Khanna takes his campaign to TV with ad

    Honda challenger Ro Khanna takes his campaign to TV with ad
    Democrat Ro Khanna, who is mounting a same-party challenge this year to longtime Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose), has launched his first television ad, the Khanna campaign announced Tuesday. In the ad, Khanna, who formerly worked in the U.S Commerce...
  • U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price

    U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company Thursday, Rep....
  • Aides to Hillary Clinton in 1993: No lunch, and show 'driving determination'

    Aides to Hillary Clinton in 1993: No lunch, and show 'driving determination'
    Hillary Clinton’s ambitious endeavor to reform the healthcare system in 1993 required some bare-knuckled politics, and aides to the former first lady were blunt about the political stagecraft required to get things done as they guided her through...
  • 21 file to seek Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat

    21 file to seek Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat
    As political frays go, the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman is going to be a crowded, eclectic doozy. No fewer than 21 people — most of them lacking any public profile — have applied to appear on the June 3 primary ballot in that...
  • U.S. is said to probe GM recall

     U.S. is said to probe GM recall
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...