| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Wendy Greuel’s congressional bid Tuesday, saying her background made her the best candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman.
“Wendy Greuel is the right choice,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Democratic attorney and activist Sandra Fluke has decided against running for retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman’s congressional seat, instead planning a bid for the state Senate.
“I am extremely moved by the outpouring of local and national...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:08 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted Lieu’s announcement that he is running for an open congressional seat has sparked interest in his Senate seat from a crowd of possible contenders, including Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and former Assemblywoman Betsy...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Emily's List, a nationwide network of female candidate supporters, on Friday threw its support behind former Los Angeles Controller Wendy Greuel, who is running for an open congressional seat this year.
Greuel "has demonstrated outstanding leadership...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The list of would-be successors to longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) continued to grow on Monday.
Attorney Barbara Mulvaney, a fomer senior trial attorney for the United Nations Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and on the staff of the State...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:04 PM
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) said Thursday he will run for reelection rather than join a crowded field of contenders for a state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Ted Lieu.
Lieu’s decision to run for Congress has...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:51 PM
WASHINGTON — As Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to reshape the nation's healthcare system in her husband's first term as president, she got all the right advice from senior aides: Consult closely with members of Congress, build bridges with business...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, one of the nation's most influential liberal lawmakers for nearly four decades, will retire from his Westside seat this year, closing a career in which he successfully championed laws to clean the country's air,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Former Los Angeles Controller Wendy Greuel has picked up the endorsement of Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom as she battles in a growing field of candidates for an open Westside-South Bay congressional district.
"I know Wendy will fight and deliver for the...